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Take Action! - Save Fragile Estuaries From Overheating - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Fragile, estuaries, overheating, desert, California, water, drought )

Marie
- 21 days ago - forcechange.com
The state of California has stared down its water crisis for decades. Recent record-breaking drought has certainly made the situation worse, but the real culprit isn't lack of rainfall. Careless urban development and agriculture, sprawling into desert
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Bay Delta Twin-Tunnels Project, and Protect the Pristine Northern California Watersheds
Environment  (tags: protection, pollution, Overdevelopment, water, drought, California, energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 37 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
the proposed project would severely affect critical habitat for many species, including endangered Delta smelt and steelhead and chinook salmon. In addition, it would decrease water flows, impact many other threatened and endangered species, exacerbate e
New Climate Models Predict An Australian Forever-Drought
World  (tags: Australia, weather, science, study, drought, chronic dryness, environment, climate change )

Carrie
- 39 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
A new NOAA study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, applies a recently developed global climate model to the Australian situation, evaluating both the likely causes of the chronic dryness and the likely future of the region's climate.
Fight for Aquatic Animals During Drought - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Fight, aquatic life, drought, turtles, fish )

Marie
- 51 days ago - forcechange.com
Turtles, fish, and other wildlife are being left to suffocate and eventually die under California's heavy drought conditions. The Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) is not only ignoring these animals.
Radar Picks Up Massive Grasshopper Swarm Over Albuquerque
Environment  (tags: Albuquerque New Mexico, radar, grasshopper invasion, drought, environment, climate-change )

Carrie
- 72 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Radar analysts at the National Weather Service in Albuquerque, New Mexico were stumped last week when a mysterious blob moved in over the region. It looked like a run-of-the-mill rainstorm -- but it turned out to be a grasshopper invasion.
The Impact Of Climate Change On The Midwest: More Heat, More Droughts, More Floods, Fewer Crops
Environment  (tags: climate-change, heat, floods, drought, Midwest, crops, environment, weather, research )

Carrie
- 106 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Climate change is really the single largest issue that we're dealing with not only as a country but particularly here in Michigan," Nic Clark, Michigan Director of Clean Water Action, told ThinkProgress.
Water Shortage Divides Californians on Solutions and Blame
Environment  (tags: politics, news, environment, drought, water, nature, humans )

Cal
- 122 days ago - latimes.com
The vast majority of Californians believe, unsurprisingly, that the state is in the throes of a serious water crisis. But many disagree about what can be done about it.
A Single Pot Plant Uses HOW Much Water?! --By Tom Philpott
Environment  (tags: water, conservation, climate-change, drought, Californiaecosystems )

Nancy
- 128 days ago - motherjones.com
"...marijuana's water consumption would not be such an issue," one environmental watchdog told the Press Democrat. And in dry years like this one, at least some pot fields could be fallowed, leaving more water for wildlife."
Extreme Drought Causes Environmental Crisis in Colombia
Environment  (tags: climate-change, world, weather, drought, Colombia, animals, ecosystems, destruction, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 137 days ago - ecowatch.com
A devastating drought has created an environmental crisis, threatening public health and killing more than 20,000 fish and animals in the Paz de Ariporo municipality of Casanare, Colombia.
Parched
Environment  (tags: farm aid, drought, water necessity, globalwarming, farms, environment )

Nancy
- 138 days ago - farmaid.org
What the West shows us about our water future. Also,read the Farmer Hero profile of Tom Rogers, a farmer who shares his experience protecting water during California's awful drought. Link at end of article.
Kenya's Drought Insurance Scheme Shelters Herders From Financial Storm
Offbeat  (tags: Kenya, herders, insurance, livestock, drought )

Marie
- 139 days ago - theguardian.com
New index-based livestock insurance protects vegetation rather than animals. But can it generate trust within the community?
CA Farmers: Drill, Baby, Drill (for Water, That Is)
Business  (tags: CA Farmers, water, drought, food, vegetables, environment, sustainable, non-sustainable )

Roseann
- 141 days ago - motherjones.com
California is in the midst of an epic drought--and yet produce aisles still brim with reasonably priced fruits and veggies from the Golden State. So how can California keep providing half of US produce under such parched conditions?
How NASA Is Monitoring the California Drought! VIDEO!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, conservation, water, drought, California, technology )

Cher Away
- 174 days ago - greenerideal.com
While most of North America is concerned with freezing temperatures and snowstorms as a result of the Polar Vortex, California is going through one of its worst droughts on record.
California Farmers Demand Fracking Moratorium
Environment  (tags: water, resource mangmeent, drought, California, fracking, frackis whack, government )

Cal
- 175 days ago - ecowatch.com
California farmers, grappling with a record drought that's parching their fields and livelihoods, call on Gov. Brown (D-CA) to place a moratorium on the water-intensive extreme oil and gas extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking
The California Drought: Who Gets Water and Who's Hung Out to Dry?
Environment  (tags: California, water politics, resources, drought, agriculture, industry, farming, fishermen, lobby, Gov Brown, weather, environment, globalwarming )

Angelika
- 178 days ago - ecowatch.com
As the powerful lobby for the agricultural industry--which currently consumes 80 percent of California's water supply--cries for more water to be pumped to their farms in the arid regions of the Central Valley, just who would be left high and dry?
 

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