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Steps Sudan must take to prevent future flood destruction

Sudanese people carry their belongings through the flood waters. Isam Al-Haj/AFP via Getty Images

<figure> <img src=”https://images.theconversation.com/files/357921/original/file-20200914-22-1592kvn.jpg?ixlib=rb-1.1.0&q=45&auto=format&w=754&fit=clip” /> <figcaption> Sudanese people carry their belongings through the flood waters. <span class=”attribution”><span class=”source”> Isam Al-Haj/AFP via Getty Images</span></span> </figcaption> </figure> <span><a href=”https://theconversation.com/profiles/abdelrahim-salih-1156214″>Abdelrahim Salih</a>, <em><a href=”https://theconversation.com/institutions/imam-muhammad-ibn-saud-islamic-university-4858″>Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University</a></em></span> <p><em>In Sudan, record floods and heavy rains <a href=”https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/09/lost-thousands-homeless-sudan-battles-floods-200909102451318.html”>have so far</a> killed over one hundred people and displaced over 500,000. A committee tasked with dealing with …

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Coronavirus face masks: an environmental disaster that might last generations

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Chris Redan/Shutterstock Keiron Philip Roberts, University of Portsmouth; Cressida Bowyer, University of Portsmouth; Simon Kolstoe, University of Portsmouth, and Steve Fletcher, University of Portsmouth Face coverings are now a legal requirement in many public spaces around the world. But even before they became compulsory, masks were causing litter problems on land and at sea. One February beach clean in Hong …

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