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Texas Drought Worsens, Cattle Dying
Animals  (tags: texas, animals, livestock, cattle, drought, dying, lack of grazing forage )

- 1917 days ago -
LUBBOCK, Texas -- Drought conditions in Texas are so bad cattle are keeling over in parched pastures and dying. Drought conditions worsened significantly in the past week, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor map released Thursday. Seventy-one percent
Horses Require Rescue as Georgia Drought Persists
Animals  (tags: horses, drought, rescue, Georgia, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, pets )

- 2177 days ago -
As a record drought persists in the Southeast, residents have realized they can no longer properly care for their animals. Horses, in particular, are being turned in to a rescue operation in north Georgia. Just outside Atlanta in the hills of Cherokee
Why Juniper Trees Can Live on Less Water
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, investigation, research, science, study, Caribbean, U.S.A., drought, juniper, pinyon, species, xylem, interesting )

- 2239 days ago -
Scientists explain why many juniper species--including several popularly known as cedars--are invading drier habitats and increasing in abundance where they already exist by surviving droughts that other conifers cannot.
Record Sheep Yardings in South Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, animals, sheep, record numbers, sheep yardings, drought )

- 2245 days ago -
Bare pastures across drought-affected South Australia have seen a record sheep yarding at livestock markets in the north. Twenty-six thousand sheep were on offer this month, 10,000 more than the February average. Landmark auctioneer Don Cullen says
Irrigators Slam Extra Murray Flows - Australia
Environment  (tags: australia, drought, irrigators, murray-darling, rivers, floodplains, trees, environment, ecosystems, protection )

- 2276 days ago -
South Australian irrigators have reacted angrily to the Murray-Darling Basin Commission's decision to release environmental water flows onto the Chowilla floodplain in the Riverland.
Water Released to Save River Red Gums - Australia
Environment  (tags: australia, river, drought, murray river, murray-darling, gum trees, trees )

- 2278 days ago -
More than four gigalitres of water will be released down the Murray River to protect significant 200-year-old river red gums and wetland areas hit by the drought. The Murray-Darling Basin Commission (MDBC) said 2.6gl would be released into the Chowilla
Strapped Owners Leaving Horses to Starve
Animals  (tags: horses, drought, hay prices, horse cruelty, horse slaughter, abandoned horses, horses welfare )

- 2285 days ago -
Many U.S. horses are being abandoned to die or sold for slaughter because of high hay prices and over-breeding. The number of Americans who own horses has increased to about 9 million from about 6 million a decade ago, The Los Angeles Times reported
ENN: Drought-Hit Cyprus Considers Importing Water
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, conservation, destruction, environment, humans, oceans, drought, Greece, water, globalwarming, ClimateChange, endangered, government, nature )

- 2286 days ago -
Drought-stricken Cyprus may import water to beat a crippling shortage that is threatening to tap the island's reservoir reserves dry, its agriculture minister said on Wednesday.The decision to bring water in sea tankers from Greece would depend on weather
Drought a Wolf's Ally in Hunt for Park Elk
Animals  (tags: wolves, drought, elk herds, survival, endangered, wild animals )

- 2289 days ago -
Researchers say wolves likely aren't the cause of a substantial drop in Yellowstone elk numbers, just the beneficiaries of an enduring drought that has choked off forage and left the ungulates weak during the winter months. Biologists have documented
Horse Rescuers Taking in Record Numbers Amid Drought, Hay Prices
Animals  (tags: horses abandoned, neglected, starving, horse rescuers, drought, hay prices, protection )

- 2299 days ago -
A horse rescue agency that operates in North Carolina and two other states has taken in almost double the number of abused and neglected horses it usually accepts each year, and more than half came from North Carolina. Workers with the U.S. Equine
Koala Death Trap-Dying for a Drink
Animals  (tags: koalas, life threatening, drought, thirsty, wildlife, protection, suburbs )

- 2302 days ago -
DROUGHT is forcing thirsty koalas deep into the suburbs and Adelaide backyards, exposing them to life-threatening risks. The Department for Environment and Heritage is warning residents the suburb-roaming koalas - more than ever before - enter a danger
Thirsty Koalas Risk Life and Limb for Water - Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, endangered, koalas, drought, life-threatening, thirsty, deaths )

- 2304 days ago -
DROUGHT is forcing thirsty koalas deep into the suburbs and backyards, exposing them to life-threatening risks. South Australia's Department for Environment and Heritage is warning residents the suburb-roaming koalas, more than ever before, enter a danger
Some Say Ga. Should Look Across the Border for Water Solution
Environment  (tags: drought, georgia )

- 2321 days ago -
ATLANTA (AP) -- As drought-stricken Georgia looks for other ways to quench its growing thirst, some politicians are looking across the state line to the massive Tennessee River basin for an answer.
Drought-Breaker La Nina Kicks in for Wet Summer - Australia
World  (tags: australia, drought, La nina, rain, murray-darling, rivers, floods, good news )

- 2321 days ago -
THE drought-breaking La Nina weather pattern has finally kicked in, bringing flooding rains along the eastern coast and filling the tributaries that feed into the dying Murray-Darling river system.
WWF - Indonesia at Risk: Climate Change Threatens People and Nature
Environment  (tags: destruction, forests, greenhousegases, globalwarming, ecosystems, ClimateChange, drought, habitatdestruction, wildlife, trees, indonesia, climate, HabitatDestruction, pollution, humans )

- 2326 days ago -
The devastating impact of global warming is already evident in Indonesia and will likely worsen due to further human-induced climate change,warns WWF.Climate Change in Indonesia - Implications for Humans and Nature,highlights that annual rainfall in the>>

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