Latest Drought Stories
In research meant to highlight how the destruction of the Amazon rainforest could affect climate elsewhere, Princeton University-led researchers report that the total deforestation of the Amazon may significantly reduce rain and snowfall in the western United States, resulting in water and food shortages, and a greater risk of forest fires.
Scientists have developed a new approach to analyzing paleo-climate reconstructions of the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon. Their findings resolve disagreements and reveals that activity during the 20th century has been unusually high compared to the past 600 years.
New research suggests that the southern part of the Amazon rainforest faces a higher risk of dieback as a result of seasonal drying than reported by climate models used by the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
New research shows how rising temperatures could affect the future of the global weather pattern known as El Nino.
In a new informative article by SureAqua, water purification company, an inquiry is made into the role that is played by droughts in the World Water Crisis. (PRWEB)
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
Sharon Kleyne predicts increasing global water wars and shortages. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 People who live where fresh, clean water is
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.
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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