The number of dengue fever cases is on the rise. Indonesia and Thailand lead the ranks in Asia. Due in part to what Friedman would call a hot, flat and crowded world–higher temperatures, accessible borders, and growing populations–dengue fever is now more transmissible than ever. The female Aedes mosquitoes breed in areas of standing water and are said to be attracted to darker colors. For a case closer to home, read OnEarth’s cover story about the rise of dengue fever in Matamoros, right across the US border at Brownsville, TX.
Understanding the Urgency of Climate Change By City Tech Blogger Michalis Photiou
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges humanity is currently facing. The consequences of climate changes have already begun to affect every aspect of our lives. In this essay, we will explore two of the many impacts of climate change. First, one of the most significant impact