A Groundbreaking New Approach to Tsunami Detection and Warning

Tsunamis are infrequent but terrifying hazards for coastal communities. Difficult to predict, they materialize with little warning, claiming thousands of lives and causing billions of dollars in damage. Developing countries cannot afford costly underwater cable systems, and governments and relief organizations have been forced to rely on flawed warning systems such as deep-sea buoys. Now, a groundbreaking new approach to tsunami detection and warning, which relies on low-cost underwater sensors and networks of smartphone communication, has changed the equation.

Climate Resilience for an Aging Nation

From heat waves to hurricanes to floods, it is older adults – people aged 65 or older – who are most likely to die during natural disasters. And by 2034, the U.S. will have more people over 65 than under 18. The country is not prepared to meet the needs of older adults in the face of an increasing number of disasters fueled by a changing climate.

Interview With Kristina Marusic, Author of A New War on Cancer

Two-thirds of all cancer cases are linked to preventable environmental causes from exposure to toxics. To honor Children’s Environmental Health Day, Moms Clean Air Force sat down with Kristina Marusic, author of A New War on Cancer, to talk about cancer and environmental health. In our virtual conversation, Kristina shared stories about the remarkable doctors, scientists, and advocates who are upending our understanding of cancer and how to fight it. The war on cancer is winnable—if we revolutionize the way we fight.

Inclusive Transportation -- Rethinking Transportation Planning and Engineering

In June 2023, Maryland Governor Wes Moore, declared “in each of America’s most influential cities and states, policymakers developed a strategic plan to make transportation accessible for all and they executed it. We must expand transportation options across our state to ensure all Marylanders can get from where they live to where opportunity lies no matter their background, zip code, or income.”

La voz del Duwamish #15- Taller "Sueña, Construye, Juega" con James Rojas

Hola Comunidad, espero que todos estén teniendo un lindo comienzo de Mayo! Para este episodio, acompañenme al taller de "Sueña, Juega, Construye", un taller realizado por James Rojas donde su enfoque es conectar a la comunidad Latina. Van a poder conocer sobre quién es James Rojas, y cómo fue que este taller fue realizado. También, verán un montaje de todo lo que sucedió durante el taller y conocerán algunas historias de nuestros miembros de la comunidad latina. Espero y disfruten!