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Mangrove Forests Mitigate Tsunami Hazard and Require Conservation

About the Scholar: Qiqing Li grew up in China and attended Shenzhen Middle School in Shenzhen, China The Research: In regions that suffer from tsunamis, typhoons, and storms, mangrove forests can protect shorelines and ensure human safety. They act as a natural barrier, stop drifts, and reduce the energy of a tsunami, thereby saving lives. […]

Exposing Heat Stress Differential within the Urban Heat Island

About the Scholar: Pioneer Scholar Olivia is from Kingston, Massachusetts, where she attended Sacred Heart High School The Research: Olivia gathered temperature data in Boston to determine whether heat is spread evenly throughout the city. Using particle temperature and humidity sensors, she found that higher income areas of Boston have lower temperatures than low income […]
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