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Latest Droughts Stories

2013-01-24 23:03:34

Monsanto to evaluate PhaseRx's SMARTT Polymer Technology® for potential agricultural applications. Seattle, WA.

There Is A Limit For How Long Plants Can Adapt To Drought
2013-01-23 13:50:15

Plants can adapt their demand for water depending on how much is available - However, this resilience has a limit, and prolonged drought conditions threaten the survival of plant communities, especially in more arid areas

Amazon Rainforest Under Threat From Climate Change
2013-01-18 06:36:22

A megadrought that started in 2005 is still affecting a portion of the Amazon rainforest twice the size of California, a new study led by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) finds.

United States Experienced Hottest Year On Record In 2012
2013-01-09 04:04:51

A mild winter followed by a long, sweltering summer with widespread drought made 2012 the warmest year on record for the continental United States, NOAA announced on Tuesday.

Mapping Plant Stress
2012-12-06 18:06:13

This past summer, American farmers watched helplessly as billions of dollars worth of crops succumbed to drought conditions.

Experts Seek Retraction Of Monsanto Study
2012-12-02 09:02:49

European food safety officials have condemned a controversial study that suggested genetically modified vegetables caused tumors in rats.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.