Quantcast

Latest Desert Stories

2014-10-29 23:03:15

A solar power plant worker in the Mojave Desert battles hot temperatures, and scores NFL tickets and heat stress products from Cintas and Sqwincher CINCINNATI—Oct.

2014-07-18 23:02:33

Savory Spice Shop Palm Desert was recently awarded the prestigious honor of being named the Small Business of the Year by the Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce. Palm

2014-04-24 08:30:42

WATERSMEET, Mich., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Facing the harshest winter on record, skyrocketing propane prices and some of its members choosing between food and heat, the Lac Vieux Desert

Plants Develop Competitive Strategies In Extreme Desert Environments
2014-01-01 06:53:13

Plants in extreme desert environments develop effective strategies to compete for the area’s limited resources, according to new research out of the University of Arizona, published in the American Journal of Botany.

2013-08-05 23:19:13

Brad Schmett of Luxury Homes by Keller Williams has today announced that the 2013 Sundays in Summer

Pebbles, Sand In Martian River Network Show Signs Of Ancient Water
2013-06-05 09:19:44

The most convincing evidence yet that the frigid deserts of Mars were once a habitable environment crossed by flowing water are presented by pebbles and sand scattered near an ancient Martian river network.

Sahara Desert Was Greener In Ancient Times
2013-04-06 06:24:54

Researchers say that there was an abrupt and widespread climate change that took place in the Sahara Desert 5,000 years ago.

‘Food Deserts’ Identified By New Research Approach
2013-02-15 18:53:51

An accurate representation of how many US citizens might be affected by living in food deserts has been inconclusive until this most recent study. In fact, the definition of what constitutes a food desert is, as yet, undefined.

2012-05-07 13:33:00

'When the River Runs Dry' is a familiar song in Australia.

Artist Building Ice Sculpture In A Desert
2011-10-27 05:17:32

Ap Verheggen, a Dutch artist, is using solar energy and the water vapor in the air to create ice in a desert through a project dubbed SunGlacier.


Latest Desert Reference Libraries

Desert greening
2013-04-25 16:10:03

Desert greening is made up of any number of methods used to revitalize deserts. So far, only arid and semi-arid desert are meant when using this expression. The icy deserts and other types are considered to be unsuitable. The different methods include landscaping methods to reduce evaporation, erosion, consolidation of topsoil, temperature, sandstorms and more, permaculture in general, planting trees, regeneration of salty, polluted, or degenerated soils, floodwater retention and...

42_78737783b17289454630a69e2e5dc6f2
2007-01-19 12:24:16

The sand Cat (Felis margarita) is a small wild cat 19.69 inches (50 cm) long, plus an 11.81 in (30 cm) tail. It is distributed over African and Asian deserts. The name "Desert Cat" is reserved for a subspecies of the true Wild Cat, but it would go better with this species. It lives in those dry areas that are even too hot and dry for the Desert Cat. These areas are the Sahara, the Arabian Desert, and the deserts of Iran and Pakistan. The head is conspicuously broad and the ears are large...

More Articles (2 articles) »