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Jordan Flaherty : Rising Anxiety on the Gulf Coast

Many residents have been forced from their homes as a spillway is opened to protect major cities from the flood. Photo by Gallo / Getty / Al Jazeera.One disaster after another:Mississippi flood renews Gulf Coast anxietiesBy Jordan Flaherty / The … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Rising Anxiety on the Gulf Coast

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Wanted in Rio : ‘Prophets of Ecology’

Landslide in Mangueira shantytown in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after a 17 hour downpour that ended on April 6, 2010, resulting in death and devastation. Photo by Marcelo Sayao / EPA.High water in Rio:‘Prophets of ecology’ would save lives By … finish reading Wanted in Rio : ‘Prophets of Ecology’

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Climate Change Disaster : Too Late for Prevention?

Flooding in Bangladesh in 2007. A serious rise in sea levels seems impossible to prevent. Photo by Sumaiya Ahmed / Flickr. Low-lying island nations like the Maldives — they’re goners now, let alone in a couple of generations, when they … finish reading Climate Change Disaster : Too Late for Prevention?

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The Rio Grande : ‘That Damned Border Fence’

Each mile of fence cost Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument $430,000, said superintendent Kathy Billings. Photo by Rich-Joseph Facun / Arizona Daily Star Faulty design turned border fence into dam, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.‘The project almost ensures problems with … finish reading The Rio Grande : ‘That Damned Border Fence’

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Melissa del Bosque :
Border Wall : Tragic Slapstick

Movable Border Wall, Clown Cars By Melissa del Bosque | July 21, 2008 The Secure Border Fence Act passed in 2006, but the Department of Homeland Security only just realized that the homeland has an international water treaty with Mexico … finish reading Melissa del Bosque :
Border Wall : Tragic Slapstick

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