NOAA's 2021 high-tide flooding outlook shows where the risks are highest and growing. Some communities are seeing 20 or more days of flooding a year now.
In the immediate aftermath of an event like the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the path forward is not always clear. Looking backward, what have we learned?
Japan has a long experience of hazards and disasters. Yet it does not seem like all lessons have been applied when it comes to COVID.
How to prevent future disasters by learning from the past. Listen to episode 21 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Natural disaster is a misnomer. Disasters occur due to societal failures, not nature.
When the pandemic put tourism on hold, many residents heaved a sigh of relief. Will hasty economic recovery plans scupper our chance for a rethink?
As public funding disappears, corporations have moved to the head of the table of higher education.
Disasters highlight the cost of society's love of efficiency. Nature, in contrast, favors resilience. Being more like nature offers benefits for society, especially in the face of the climate crisis.
As more people become vaccinated, many of them are eager to resume their social lives. And yet, many are fearful, and some may not want to return to life as they previously experienced it.
The pandemic has seen more children experience mental health troubles. Modelling compassion and fostering self-esteem will help
If we want to avoid playing outside becoming a thing of the past, we need to restore the habit in our children after lockdown.
There will be more weather-driven disasters like February's deep freeze in Texas, and energy planners aren't prepared.
We are constantly bombarded with tips on how to stay resilient. But we need more than that to be happy.
Growing core coping skills isn't just a matter of learning not to be triggered by children's strong feelings; it's also about creating positive meaningful activities that promote mutual bonding.
People often turn to rituals to promote health and reduce anxiety during periods of high risk.
Parents can take a page from psychological research on trauma and recovery to help kids struggling with pandemic life.
Don’t Call Me Resilient is a provocative podcast about race that goes in search of solutions for those things no one should have to be resilient for.
The small fire and heatwave prone town of Tarnagulla got together, applied for funding and co-produced a resilience action plan so they're better prepared for the next disaster.
One interviewee told us: 'It would've been lovely if somebody had cared.'
Five coping strategies to boost your resilience to see you through the final phases of the pandemic.