Are We Wiser About Tsunamis?

Posted In Inform
Sep
23

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Indonesia. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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The world may not be well prepared for the next significant tsunami, report researchers…

Read Full Article, Science Daily

More Than Ten Years After Indonesian Tsunami, Are Coasts Any Safer? LiveScience(12-30-2014)
It is impossible to predict exactly when or where the next major tsunami will occur. Future tsunami disasters are inevitable, but with better technology, education and governance we can realistically hope that a loss of life on the scale of the 2004 tsunami disaster will not happen again…

A Decade After Asian Tsunami, New Forests Protect the Coast, Yale E 360 (12-14-2014)
The tsunami that struck Indonesia in 2004 obliterated vast areas of Aceh province. But villagers there are using an innovative microcredit scheme to restore mangrove forests and other coastal ecosystems that will serve as a natural barrier against future killer waves and storms…

More People Could Survive Tsunami If They Walk Faster, ABC News (04-15-2015)

Chile’s Successful Earthquake And Tsunami Preparedness, IPS News (04-05-2014)

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