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US Corn Yields Growing More Sensitive To Heat And Drought
2014-05-02 03:13:58

US corn yields are growing more sensitive to heat and drought, according to research by environmental scientist David Lobell. Farmers are faced with difficult tradeoffs in adapting to a changing climate in which unfavorable weather will become more common.

Tree Rings Reveal A History Of Drought In Utah
2014-05-02 05:21:34

New research on tree rings in Utah has revealed that some droughts of the past 576 years were much more severe than anything seen since the start of the 20th century.

2014-04-24 23:12:06

Retired NOAA/NASA climatologist L.

NASA Satellite Data Show Drought May Take Toll On Congo Rainforest
2014-04-24 03:15:45

A new analysis of NASA satellite data shows Africa's Congo rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has undergone a large-scale decline in greenness over the past decade.

More Frequent, Bigger Wildfires Burning Western US
2014-04-18 12:26:10

Wildfires across the western United States have been getting bigger and more frequent over the last 30 years – a trend that could continue as climate change causes temperatures to rise and drought to become more severe in the coming decades, according to new research.

2014-04-14 23:01:53

Rise in Snowpack Feeding Colorado River Minor in Long-Term Drought Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 While the snowpack that feeds the Colorado River

2014-04-09 16:44:10

Detecting drought before it causes more catastrophe: the news could go down like a cool drink of water for regions feeling the heat.

2014-03-25 23:23:50

Agricultural Expert Steve Shenk Seeks to Better Prepare Americans for Extreme Weather Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Nationally renowned agricultural

Ghengis Khan's Rule Was Aided By A Warm, Wet Climate: Study
2014-03-12 11:11:22

The 13th century Mongolian conqueror Genghis Khan relied on hordes of Mongol warriors to expand his empire. Now it has been determined that Genghis was also aided by the favorable effects of climate change.

2014-03-06 23:25:45

Interview with Author of Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power and Civilization, on Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne's Radio Show. Grants


Latest Drought Reference Libraries

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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