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View from the blog-o-sphereRising to El Niño’s challenges – and opportunities

By Nicholas Pinter – California Water Blog – November 29, 2015
The much-anticipated El Niño has now arrived, with increased potential for heavy rain and snowfall, including the possibility of localized flooding, mudslides and other hazards. While extreme storms, flooding and other natural disasters challenge society to protect life and property from damage, they also present opportunities. Floods in particular often catalyze positive changes that otherwise would not occur. These events give us a chance to fix past oversights, correct imbalances between human use of the landscape and natural processes, and improve long-term resilience for people and society. For full blog post, click here.

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