Planète Science par thème : Catastrophes naturelles

  • Tales Set in Stone (2012, EN, ES, FR), retracing the impact of climate change and natural disasters over the past 30 000 years on human civilizations living around the Black and Mediterranean Sea basins
  • Coping with Extremes in Pakistan (2011, EN, ES, FR RU), on whether the extreme flooding in Pakistan in 2010 was a result of climate change, natural climatic variation or poor water management and UNESCO’s response
  • Rising to the Challenge of Rising Waters (2011, EN, ES, FR, RU), on a project to help Jakarta cope with recurrent flooding owing to its location in a floodplain
  • Saved by their Ancestors (2011, EN, ES, FR, RU), on how local knowledge saved thousands of lives during the tragic Japanese tsunami which struck in March 2011
  • Preparing for a Cosmic Disaster (2009, AR, EN, ES, FR, RU), on how to prepare for the eventuality of an asteroid colliding with our planet
  • Learning to Live with Drought in Europe (2009, AR, EN, ES, FR, RU), on moves in Europe to adopt a drought policy and improve river monitoring in light of more frequent periods of drought on the continent
  • The Day Mount Manaro Stirred (2007, EN, ES, FR, MLY, RU), on blending volcanology with traditional knowledge to prepare for volcanic eruptions like that of Manaro in 2005
  • Making Schools Safer in a Disaster (2006, EN, ES, FR, RU), interview on a UNESCO campaign to introduce risk reduction into school curricula and foster the application of building norms for schools
  • The Rise and Fall of Bam’s Qanats (2008, EN, ES, FR, MLY, RU), on UNESCO’s contribution to restoring the subterranean canals damaged in the Bam earthquake in Iran in December 2003
  • Why Recovery is Taking so Long (2005, EN, FR), interview on progress in the devastated Indonesian province of Aceh nine months after the earthquake and tsunami struck
  • The Knowledge that Saved the Sea Gypsies (2005, EN, FR), on how the Moken survived the devastating tsunami of December 2004
  • Killer Wave (2005, EN, FR), on UNESCO’s response to the tsunami and earthquake which devastated the Indian Ocean in December 2004
  • After the Earthquake (2004, EN, FR), on UNESCO’s response to the tragic earthquake which flattened the historic city of Bam in Iran
  • UNESCO and Johannesburg (2002, EN, FR), on UNESCO’s strategy for following up the World Summit on Sustainable Development


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