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Disaster news on TV and social media can trigger post-traumatic stress...

Jonathan S. Comer, Florida International University and Anthony Steven Dick, Florida International University When disasters strike, the flood of...

Why flood insurance needs an overhaul: 6 questions answered

Robert W. Klein, Georgia State University Editor’s note: The Trump administration plans to significantly revamp the pricing of flood insurance. While some homeowners would see...

Jamaica leads in Richard Branson-backed plan for a Caribbean climate revolution

Masaō Ashtine, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus and Tom Rogers, Coventry University After hurricanes Irma and Maria tore through the Caribbean in 2017,...

What is flood insurance and why the system is broken: 6...

Robert W. Klein, Georgia State University Editor’s note: Homeowners generally rely on insurance provided by the federal government to cover the costs of rebuilding their...

Natural selection in action: Hurricanes Irma and Maria affected island lizards

Colin Donihue, Harvard University The Turks and Caicos anole is a small brown lizard found running through the undergrowth in the Turks and Caicos Islands....

New hurricane season jeopardizes Caribbean recovery: 5 essential reads

Catesby Holmes, The Conversation June 1 marks the beginning of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season – an ominous date for the Caribbean region, where many...

Why Puerto Rico is getting the brunt of ‘donor fatigue’

Why Puerto Rico is getting the brunt of 'donor fatigue' ...

Why Puerto Rico ‘doesn’t count’ to the US government

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico in September, destroying homes, crops and communications. Many weeks later, power...

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