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Texas Drought Could Persist For Years To Come
2011-09-30 10:58:42

A Texas forecaster said on Thursday that the drought in the state could continue for another nine years.

2011-09-20 13:21:21

Insurance can help farmers to survive dry periods.

Image 1 - 50-million-year-old Clam Shells Hint At Future Of El Niño Phenomenon
2011-09-20 04:44:31

Earth warming will presumably not lead to a permanent El Niño state in the South Pacific Ocean.

2011-09-15 12:08:26

Restoring and preserving dryland forests and planting more trees to provide food, fodder and fertilizer on small farms are critical steps toward preventing the recurrence of the famine now threatening millions of people in the Horn of Africa.

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2011-08-24 16:27:10

Drought simulator will enable in-depth testing under real-world conditions.

2011-08-23 18:08:00

As hunger spreads among more than 12 million people in the Horn of Africa, a study by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) of the response to Kenya's last devastating drought, in 2008-2009, finds that investments aimed at increasing the mobility of livestock herders – a way of life often viewed as "backward" despite being the most economical and productive use of Kenya's drylands – could be the key to averting future food crises in arid lands.

2011-08-05 14:27:00

Below-Normal Rainfall Leads to Water Deficits HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.


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Desertification
2013-04-02 09:46:56

Desertification is a form of land degradation in which a comparatively dry land area becomes more and more arid, normally losing its bodies of water along with its wildlife and vegetation. This is a result of a variety of factors, such as climate change and human activities. Desertification is an important global, ecological, and environmental issue. There is substantial controversy over the proper definition of the term “desertification”. The most broadly accepted of these is that of...

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