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  1. Are We Drawing the Right Lessons from the Gulf Oil Disaster?
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    We are already hearing calls from environmentalists for a moratorium on oil drilling and exploration in coastal zones, with a definite "I told you so" attitude. Unfortunately, that would be drawing precisely the wrong lesson from the Gulf of Mexico
  2. Bangladesh volunteers learn to make a life-or-death difference in a disaster
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    In the wake of the Rana Plaza collapse, civilians - often first on the scene of disasters in poorer countries - are being trained to support emergency teams.
  3. Buoyant thinking for the future
    Homes that float could provide a solution for often-flooded regions in Thailand

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Building amphibious homes in Thailand that are designed to weather the annual flooding.
  4. InnoVisions Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  5. A Tale of Two Islands
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    A look at the two island nations of Cuba and Puerto Rico in the aftermath of devastating hurricanes; one is a poor socialist state and the other a territory of one of the richest countries in the world.
  6. Toronto Council Moves to Protect City's Water from Pipeline Spills
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Toronto City Council's motion asking for emergency shut-off values on either side of the City of Toronto's major watercourses reflects increased resident pressure on the city to defend us all against environmental hazards.

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