Flooding

This Is What an 11-Foot Storm Surge in New York Looked Like in 1960

The closest comparison we have for Sandy is probably Hurricane Donna.

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How Urban Sprawl Intensified Floods in the Philippines

Growth in population and informal settling has increased the flood's toll in Manila.

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Instead of Levees, Plant Trees

According to new research, coastal forests greatly reduced the impact of the Japanese tsunami.

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Jakarta Is Sinking Itself Into the Ocean

Groundwater pumping and rising sea levels could leave millions flooded out of their homes.

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As Sea Levels Rise, Venice Sinks

Research shows the Italian city is still subsiding, a problem made worse by rising sea levels.

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Saving Thailand’s Ancient City From the Floods

The ancient temples of Ayutthaya Historical Park were severely weakened by the latest round of floods, and could collapse if nothing is done

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Transforming Blight Into a Destination

'Landscape Infrastructure' offers multi-functional approaches to getting the most out of existing spaces