No Safe Harbor From Natural Disasters

In spite of technological growth, the world is even less safe from natural disasters. While some blame the population explosion, others blame developers who misuse the land and resources.
September 10, 2005, 11am PDT | Brenda Meyer
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"The way America builds too often invites disasters, experts say -- by draining Florida swampland and bulldozing California hillsides, for example, disrupting natural runoff and magnifying flood hazards...The scientific consensus expects global warming to intensify storms, floods, heat waves and drought...The more advanced the nations, the bigger the blow may be."

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Published on Friday, September 9, 2005 in Environmental News Network
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