Students will demonstrate knowledge of abiotic and biotic factors surrounding rivers as well as the unique animals that can be found in various river habitats such as Alligator Gar, Asian Small Clawed Otters, Amazon River Dolphins and more.
If the Supreme Court decides in Baltimore’s favor, it would likely pave the way for cases against oil and gas companies to proceed in state courts across the country.
There have been many climate-related disasters this year, and along with those events come a heavy emotional and financial toll for residents. But what NPR climate reporters Rebecca Hersher and Lauren Sommer have found is that most people don’t realize their wildfire or flood risk — and that’s putting millions in harm’s way.
Climate scientist Astrid Caldas and her colleagues have looked at where it’s happening now and where it could happen in the future as the tides keep getting higher.
Natural hazards abound in Arizona. At the top of list: flash floods, severe weather, landslides and debris flows, earthquakes, and earth fissures.
Floods occur in each state and cost upwards of six billion dollars annually, disappearing as suddenly as they appear, leaving destruction and sometimes death in their wake.