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Learn more about hurricanes -- why they have names, which years have had the most, and which ones have been the most destructive.
The storms in the northwestern Pacific have become stronger over the past two decades, and may increase in intensity as the planet warms in the next century.
Through the pilot project, eight scientists and engineers in the region will work on policy matters related to biodiversity, climate change, reducing disaster risks, health, and water management.