Flooding 2014: Is This Now the Norm?

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Somerset Floods – Flickr: Levon Dymond

Heavy rain forecasts mean that communities already flood-hit in the south and Wales will see little respite from the bad weather. After dealing with more than four weeks of flooding these winter floods have been the worst in Britain in over 20 years.

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Saving the Awá: Earth’s threatened tribe on brink of extinction

Flickr: UNHCR

Illegal logging and land grabs have, for years, been displacing and threatening the Awá. Without intervention this small tribe of no more than 450 people in Brazil could soon be pushed to extinction.

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