Earth science can help inform and design strategies to cope with natural disasters or climate change. The use of system models also help explain the Earth's past and possible future behaviour.
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Dialogue enables scientists and communities to work with uncertain information, say humanitarian policy experts Emma Visman and colleagues.
Cuba's early warning approach holds lessons for other countries, write disaster risk reduction specialists Veronica F. Grasso and José Rubiera.
7 October 2012
Source: Economic and Political Weekly
An atlas of a key natural resource, Africa's soil, aims to give people outside the science world insight into its importance and management.
20 May 2013
The latest studies predict adverse or ineffective outcomes of atmospheric geoengineering, and scientists are calling for better governance.
2 May 2013