Friday, May 09, 2008

Must read article-- Cyclone Nargis had all the makings of a perfect storm --

by Michael Casey, AP Environmental Writer --;_ylt=Amt8j_au7e6VG7zsSnpgScH9xg8F

Summary -- this was a once in 500 years "event" -- why don't governments get it?

Bangladesh has a cyclone warning system --

all vegetation on Burma coast -- mangrove forests depleted by shrimp farms etc.