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Britain Is Testing An Amphibious House That Rises Along WIth Floodwaters
Britain's Environmental Agency is taking a keen interest in housing technology that embraces flooding rather than fights it.
DHS Is Experimenting With A Huge Inflatable Plug To Stop Future Flooding Of Transit Tunnels
When Hurricane Sandy struck New York City a few weeks ago, seven of the 14 under-river subway tunnels flooded as...
Maldivian Leaders Might Move the Entire Nation to Australia If Sea Keeps Rising
If their islands are deluged by rising seawater, the people of the Maldives would have to evacuate, becoming the first...
Spiders Fleeing Pakistan’s Floodwater Take to the Trees
Giant webs give the landscape an eerie feel
As the Army Fights the Mississippi River, Who Is Winning?
The river is trying to escape the path that humans have determined for it, and increasingly it is doing so
Saving the Seas: Fixing the Water Cycle Is the Key
Atmospheric warming is causing saltier oceans and nastier storms
Bats Out of Hell: Rescue Efforts for Some of the Smallest Victims of Australia’s Floods
A week before last December’s massive floods in Queensland, Australia, volunteers from the Australian Bat Clinic and Wildlife Trauma Centre...
NASA Tests New GPS-Based Tsunami Prediction System
A team of NASA researchers has successfully completed the first demonstration of a prototype tsunami prediction system. Using global and...
Army Corps of Engineers Now Required to Consider Climate Change in All Future Projects
Worst-case planning never hurt anybody, and certainly not federal water projects that cost millions of dollars and could be easily...
Genetically Engineered Rice Plants Grow “Snorkels” To Survive Floods
Scientists introduce deepwater rice genes into high-yield rice for better survivability