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Protecting mangroves can prevent billions of dollars in global flooding damage...

Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz and Pelayo Menéndez, University of California, Santa Cruz Hurricanes and tropical storms are estimated to cost the U.S....

How to convince your loved ones to get the flu shot...

Helen Colby, IUPUI and Meng Li, University of Colorado Denver The best way to protect against the flu is the flu vaccine. But even so,...

In fire-prone California, many residents can’t afford wildfire insurance

Gireesh Shrimali, Stanford University California’s relatively quiet 2019 fire season ended in October. Just days after Pacific Gas & Electric cut power to half a...

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...

How bankruptcy can help USA Gymnastics and the Boy Scouts compensate...

Pamela Foohey, Indiana University USA Gymnastics and the Boy Scouts of America sex abuse scandals have rocked communities nationwide. Revelations regarding decades of the sexual...

As digital threats grow, will cyber insurance take off?

Nir Kshetri, University of North Carolina – Greensboro Cyberattacks cost the world more than natural disasters – US$3 trillion in 2015, a price that may...

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...

Crop insurance is good for farmers, but not always for the...

Don Fullerton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Julian Reif, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Megan Konar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Tatyana Deryugina,...

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Explaining ‘Rakshabandan’ – a Hindu festival that celebrates the brother-sister bond

Mathew Schmalz, College of the Holy Cross This year, Monday, August 7 marks one of the most important celebrations for Hindus throughout the world: Rakshabandhan,...