Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

‘Katrina brain’: The invisible long-term toll of megastorms

While you might know that PTSD, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, is a result of being in stressful situations like combat under fire, you might not know that it can also occur in people who have lived through a traumatic event like a tornado, hurricane or fire.  Politico has an interesting…
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“Racing the Storm: The Story of the Mobile Bay Sailing Disaster”

For those of you who like sailing and exciting stories, here is a story from Smithsonian magazine I ran across today on the Mobile Bay sailing disaster of 2015, when hurricane-force winds “swept more than 100 boaters into one of the worst sailing disasters in modern American history.” Surprisingly, it…
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8 Steps Every Pet-Owner Needs To Know In Case Of Disaster

Since we are now entering the heart of hurricane and flood season, when evacuations may become necessarily, it’s a good idea to think about your evacuation plans.  FEMA is a great source of information on how to plan for an evacuation (for example, see https://www.ready.gov/evacuating-yourself-and-your-family), but I thought this article…
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