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A Tree In The Sierra Nevada
2012-08-08 10:29:40

A coniferous view of the link between snowmelt and water supplies in the U.S. West

Yosemite's Alpine Chipmunks Threatened By Climate Change
2012-02-20 04:48:40

Global warming has forced alpine chipmunks in Yosemite to higher ground, prompting a startling decline in the species' genetic diversity, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

2011-06-29 12:34:42

The traffic of genes among populations may help living things better adapt to climate change, especially when genes flow among groups most affected by warming.

2009-01-29 18:13:00

Snowpack Levels at 61% of Average; State Water Contractors Urge Long-Term Delta Fix Along With Conservation SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan.

2008-06-26 12:02:41

By Alex Breitler, The Record, Stockton, Calif. Jun. 26--Two years of drought have California's water managers scrambling. What if we had 200 years of drought? It's happened, a number of scientists say. And it could happen again.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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