Disaster

Brazilian dam disaster 'is part of a pattern'

Daniela del Bene
Yannick Deniau
Beatriz Saes
EnvJustice
| 14th March 2019
A team of Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) academics is marking the international day of action for rivers by hanging out the dirty laundry of a very dirty company.

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Typhoon Haiyan: the shape of things to come?

Peter Hannam
Sydney Morning Herald
| 12th November 2013
Extreme storm events such as super typhoon Haiyan, which wreaked havoc in the Philippines on Friday, are more likely in the future as the build-up of greenhouse gases warms the planet, scientists say.

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Aral Sea - a cause for hope?

Paul Miles
| 2nd February 2009
Does the Aral Sea, the biggest environmental disaster of the 90s, offer us cause for hope? Paul Miles reports, and sees parallels with a bigger man-made disaster – climate change

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