Category: Homeland Security News

Water securityTexas Must Address Groundwater Future: Study Published 22 June 2021 Long-term water security is essential for the future of Texas, and the state acutely needs a common law system that can balance world-scale agricultural activity, industrial development and urban growth while also protecting private property rights, according to new research. Long-term water security is essential

Lab safetyIt’s Time to Talk about Lab Safety Published 21 June 2021 A new website,, is an interactive web-based map of global Biosafety Level 4 facilities and biorisk management policies. Only 17 of the 23 countries that house BSL-4 laboratories have national biosafety associations or are members of international partnerships. Dr. Filippa Lentzos, a senior

Coastal challengesManaged Retreat Conference Published 21 June 2021 The Columbia Climate School and its Earth Institute, will hold a virtual conference 22-25 June 20201 on the subject of managed retreat. conference will address a range of scientific, social, policy, and governance issues around managed retreat (also known as strategic realignment and planned relocation). The Columbia Climate School and