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Mega-growth in a seismic world

In 1950, the world was home to seven metropolitan areas with a population of 5 million people. Today there are more than 50. The potential of a significant earthquake occurring near or in a megacity is seen as inevitable as urban populations continue to rise.


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Opposition leaders express desire to help rebuild Haiti
Article | PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI -- Faced with a disaster of overwhelming proportions, Haiti's fractious political opposition is trying to set aside its differences and work with President René Préval to reach a consensus on how to rebuild the devastated country.

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