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2013-08-12 23:19:45

Crisis Far More Urgent than Even Jay-Z May Realize Says Water Researcher Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Rapper and philanthropist Jay-Z is on the right track with his campaign to help people become involved with the global water crisis, reports water researcher Sharon Kleyne. While Kleyne has only high praise for the hip-hop star, she believes that his “Water for Life” campaign doesn’t go far enough and that too many people, including Jay-Z, remain uneducated...

2013-08-06 23:23:04

Sharon Kleyne predicts increasing global water wars and shortages. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 People who live where fresh, clean water is reliably and inexpensively obtained merely by turning a knob, are extremely fortunate. According to water and health research Sharon Kleyne, fresh water should never be taken for granted because even the fortunate few may eventually be impacted by water shortages and drought. Places like Alabama and Georgia, says Kleyne, are experiencing...

Severe African Drought In The 1980s Caused By Northern Pollution
2013-06-07 10:23:40

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the 1980s, decades of drought in central Africa reached the worst point. This caused Lake Chad, a shallow lake used to water crops in neighboring countries, to dry out almost completely. Initially blamed on overgrazing and bad agricultural practices, the shrinking lake and extended drought have become examples of global warming. A new study from the University of Washington reveals that the drought was cause in part by Northern...

Climate Change Not At Fault For Record US Drought In 2012
2013-04-12 15:09:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In pushing for his green agenda, President Barack Obama has repeatedly cited last year´s massive drought, which cost the US $35 billion, as evidence of climate change. However, a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) found that a bizarre confluence of natural variations was responsible for the precipitous drop in rainfall levels across the United States last summer. "This is one of those...

2013-04-03 23:02:30

Sharon Kleyne Hour Host Discusses Drought with Author Charles Fishman. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 Despite the nation´s worst drought in 60 years, says water advocate and talk show host Sharon Kleyne, complacency, not a lack of water, is responsible for the growing US fresh water crisis. America´s engineering brilliance 100 years ago, Kleyne explains, created a system of safe and abundant fresh water available to everyone at minimal cost. As a result, most US citizens...

Intense Rainfall In The Ebro Basin Is Becoming Less Frequent
2013-02-05 11:25:23

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Researchers from CSIC's Aula Dei Experimental Station in Zaragoza, Spain have confirmed that the frequency of intense rainfall has been decreasing in the Ebro basin since 1955. Despite what it may seem, intense rain is becoming rarer in the Ebro basin according to two studies carried out by Spanish researchers from the Department of Soil and Water of CSIC's Aula Dei Experimental Station in Zaragoza. Their results have been published...

2013-01-23 23:02:44

Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc has released a new free guide for drought stricken areas of North America that details how homeowners and business that rely on well water can cut the amount of waste water being produced by their water softeners and automatic filter systems. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 According to the The National Integrated Drought Information System, the 2013 American Drought is a record-breaking expansion of the drought that started in 2010, after the...

Plant Water Demands Shift With Water Availability Confirmed By USDA Study
2013-01-22 13:59:07

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Plants can adapt to extreme shifts in water availability, such as drought and flooding, but their ability to withstand these extreme patterns will be tested by future climate change, according to a study by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their cooperators. The study was published this week in Nature by a team of Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists led by Guillermo Ponce Campos and Susan Moran and an Australian...


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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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