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Drought killed off inedible plants in Kruger National Park, making room for other plants that animals like to eat.

Nala Rogers, Contributor

A new analysis reveals links between more than 5,000 natural disasters and 1,000 armed conflicts in China’s history.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Researchers find that wildfires are responsible for up to 20 percent of water flowing in some Western U.S. streams.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

Satellite imagery and artificial intelligence could help speed disaster relief by quickly mapping landslides.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

Nutrition, food safety and local norms among many considerations that aid groups weigh before and during disaster response.

James Gaines, Contributor

The 5.4 magnitude earthquake suggests that even small volumes of water can trigger large events.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Deep layers may reveal prehistoric earthquakes, showing how often they strike New England.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Scientists battle fires with science.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Scientists are training computers to help us stop asteroids from crashing into our planet.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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