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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

NASA Working On Better Water Resource Management For California
2014-02-26 12:23:24

NASA is developing a new technology that could help better manage and monitor water resources in California during the state’s historic drought. The space agency is partnering with the California Department of Water Resources...

2014-02-19 23:28:08

Recent comments by President Obama and Mayor Garcetti of Los Angeles are misinformed about Californian drought, say Friends of Science, citing the historic evidence of mega-epoch droughts throughout

NASA Satellite Image Shows California Experiencing Record Drought
2014-02-19 08:13:13

Much of the American West is suffering from a persistent dry spell with California seeing the worst of it. And the drought is so bad in California that it can be seen from space.

2014-02-05 23:25:08

Bio Logic Aqua Research founder Sharon Kleyne educates about California drought, water vapor as a greenhouse gas, global dry eye crisis and much more. 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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  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
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