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Essential mangrove forest threatened by cryptic ecological degradation

The recent killer tsunami has highlighted once more the importance of coastline protection. In natural conditions, this function is taken up by mangroves, forests thriving at the edge of land and sea that are ecologically and socio-economically important for local people in t...

WHO Warns Of Increased Risk Of Vector-borne Diseases In Tsunami-affected Areas

...hrough the next six months. Notes to editors The tsunami in Southeast Asia, has at least in some areas, led...nks - Regional Office for South-East Asia - WHO tsunami web site ...

Scientists journey to southern Africa to unravel the secret world of elephant communication

...rnational media attention after the Dec. 26, 2004, tsunami disaster in Asia, following reports that trained elephants in Thailand had become agitated and fled to higher ground before the devastating wave struck, thus saving their own lives and those of the tourists riding on their backs. Because earthquakes ...

Insects, viruses could hold key for better human teamwork in disasters

... helping us cope with disasters such as the recent tsunami in the Indian Ocean." One of the ways these researchers hope to advance understanding of the dynamics of communication and knowledge networks among first responders is by "'learning' basic principles on how bees and ants are able to effectively self...

Tsunami-damaged coral reefs should be left to recover naturally, say scientists

Coral reefs damaged in the Asian tsunami tragedy should be allowed to recover naturally bef...ervention. Although the devastation caused by the tsunami was on a much larger scale, the scientists say there is no evidence to suggest that the vast majorit...

Could better mangrove habitats have spared lives in the 2004 tsunami?

Accounts of the tsunami that killed over a quarter of a million people in ...ortant, how such severe damage can be avoided if a tsunami ever strikes again. In an essay published this week in the June 21 issue of Current Biology, a group...

Stem Cells to Solve the Blood Shortage Problem?

Accounts of the tsunami that killed over a quarter of a million people in ...ortant, how such severe damage can be avoided if a tsunami ever strikes again. In an essay published this week in the June 21 issue of Current Biology, a group...

Environmental lessons from tsunami as world's coastal population doubles

...lished in Science. And the aftermath of the Asian tsunami has given valuable insight into handling extreme c...The report is based on two case studies ?the Asian tsunami in 2004 and the impact of severe storms in the Caribbean over the past twenty years. The tsunami ha...

New tooth enamel dating technique could help identify disaster victims

...p narrow the search for victims of last December's tsunami in Southeast Asia. "After a few days in the water, it's very hard to identify someone," he said. "You can't use (enamel dating) to identify a person ?that requires a DNA analysis ?but you can narrow down the number of people you need to look at from ...

Marine conservation organizations team up to conduct Indonesia coral reefs assessment

...e impact of last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami on the region's coral reefs. The Khaled bin Sult...re was damaged by the December 2004 earthquake and tsunami and may provide some early insight into the natural recovery process including the success of corals...

Tsunami + 1 year: Reviving exhausted fisheries should trump replacing boats, gear, experts say

One year after a tsunami devastated South Asian communities, global fisheri...rg/tsunami/default.asp ), those hardest hit by the tsunami include rural coastal communities traditionally dependant on fish for food security and livelihoods,...

Health of Acehnese reefs in the wake of the tsunami shows human impacts more harmful

...to research reported this week in Current Biology, tsunami damage to coral reefs closest to the epicenter of ...suse in the region. Less than 100 days after the tsunami of December 26, 2004, a team of ecologists from James Cook University, the Wildlife Conservation Soc...

Eminent inventor of DNA fingerprinting gains new recognition

...n left behind at the scene of a crime? Who is this tsunami victim? Are these bones truly the remains of the last Czar of Russia? Jeffreys' technique was even able to tell us whether Dolly was in fact the clone of another sheep. "The new discipline of forensic molecular biology is therefore a direct outcome ...

Study: Living coral reefs provide better protection from tsunami waves

...ith substantially more protection from destructive tsunami waves than do unhealthy or dead reefs, a Princeton...versity study suggests. Initially spurred by the tsunami that devastated the coastlines of the Indian Ocean two years ago, a team of scientists developed the...

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