Asbestos and Natural Disasters Guide

Asbestos and Natural Disasters Guide

Asbestos is a mineral that was once used extensively in home construction due to its fire-resistance until it was discovered that it causes mesothelioma cancer. Natural disasters such as wildfires, hurricanes, floods, and tornadoes can damage asbestos-containing...
When the well runs dry

When the well runs dry

Drought sets the stage for crowded forests to succumb to bark beetles. Chris Fettig has been studying tree mortality around the globe for decades, but he was unprepared for the large-scale event that hit California’s central and southern Sierra Nevada in the last...