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STOP THE SECRET DROUGHT BILL! The Largest Estuary on the Western Americas Is in Critical Danger PETITION
Environment  (tags: drought, water, estuary, protection )

Anna
- 28 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The SF Bay Delta cannot sustain additional water transfers without collapsing, especially in the midst of a historic drought. This secret federal drought bill will put in place provisions that will allow water exporters to override existing environmental
A Parched Farm Town Is Sinking, and So Are Its Residents' Hearts
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, drought, Stratford Ca, habitat destruction, business, money, americans )

Nancy
- 55 days ago - msn.com
"There are so many people in the parade that it leaves about 20 people watching," Orton said, shaking with laughter. "And the next year, we do it again. This town has a way of holding on."
With Dry Taps and Toilets, California Drought Turns Desperate (TEXT and VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: environment, humans, weather, drought, water, health conditions, climate-change, nature, globalwarming, government )

Carrie
- 78 days ago - nytimes.com
After a nine-hour day working at a citrus packing plant, her body covered in a sheen of fruit wax and dust, there is nothing Angelica Gallegos wants more than a hot shower, with steam to help clear her throat and lungs.
Thirst Turns to Desperation in Rural California
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, healthconditions, drought, California, nature, water, humans, wildlife )

Nancy
- 79 days ago - msn.com
Now in its third year, the state's record-breaking drought is being felt in many ways: vanishing lakes and rivers, lost agricultural jobs, fallowed farmland, rising water bills, suburban yards gone brown.
Iran Prays for Rain Amid Acute Water Shortage
Environment  (tags: world, water, drought, Iran, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 82 days ago - latimes.com
Concern is mounting about dwindling water supplies across Iran, from the densely populated, smog-ridden capital and its parched suburbs to provincial towns and cities to far-flung corners of the nation, much of which is desert
Drought Bites as Amazon's 'Flying Rivers' Dry Up
Environment  (tags: Amazon, deforestattion, climate change, drought, wildlife, protection, environment, ecosystems, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, humans, pollution )

Cal
- 96 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Scientists in Brazil believe the loss of billions of litres of water released as vapour clouds by Amazon rainforest trees is the result of continuing deforestation and climate change - leading to devastating drough
Urge Congress to Protect Birds During the Drought ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, drought )

Cher
- 97 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The American Southwest is staggering under a historic drought. We need your help to make sure birds and their habitats get their fair share of increasingly scarce water.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Groundwater Sources to Prevent State From Drying Out - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: DROUGHT, water use, CAlifornia, water, protection, ecosystems, environment, conservation, politics, nature, water )

Cal
- 108 days ago - forcechange.com
The drought that has plagued California for many years has now become even more drastic. This has caused many above-ground water sources to supply much less water than any time before
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
- 159 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
Radar Picks Up Massive Grasshopper Swarm Over Albuquerque
Environment  (tags: Albuquerque New Mexico, radar, grasshopper invasion, drought, environment, climate-change )

Carrie
- 193 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
- 228 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
- 244 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
- 249 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
- 258 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
- 259 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.
 

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