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Iran Prays for Rain Amid Acute Water Shortage
Environment  (tags: world, water, drought, Iran, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 23 hours 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
- 15 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
- 16 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
- 26 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
- 77 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
- 112 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
- 146 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
- 162 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
- 167 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
- 176 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
- 177 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.
California Farmers Demand Fracking Moratorium
Environment  (tags: water, resource mangmeent, drought, California, fracking, frackis whack, government )

Cal
- 214 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
- 218 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?
Texas Passes $2 Billion Drought Fund, Putting Faith In Government To Secure Water Future
Environment  (tags: climate-change, drought, ecosystems, globalwarming, nature, politics, pollution, water, weather, Texas )

Kit
- 328 days ago - thinkprogress.org
On Tuesday, Texas voters handily passed a proposition that supported amending the constitution to invest $2 billion from the state's rainy day fund into a water bank to finance water planning projects.
Southern Africa: Northern Namibia Withers Under Severe Drought
Environment  (tags: climate-change, drought, starvation, healthconditions, humans, habitat )

Jill
- 405 days ago - thegreentimes.co.za
President Hifikepunye Pohamba declared the drought a national emergency on 17 May after an initial assessment found that 331,000 people were in need of food aid. That figure has since climbed to over 460,000 and continues to rise
 

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