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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
- 7 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
- 42 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
- 76 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
- 92 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
- 98 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
- 107 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
- 108 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
- 145 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
- 148 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
- 258 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
- 335 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
Worst Drought in 30 Years Threatens Millions in Southern Africa With Food Insecurity
Environment  (tags: world, politics, africa, hunger, drought, children, death, ethics, Refugees&Relief, society, humanrights )

Cal
- 337 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Around 2 million people face food insecurity in northern Namibia and southern Angola as the worst regional drought in decades takes its toll, according to the UN.
Animal Advocates Say New Mexico's Bears Are Under Siege (TEXT and AUDIO)
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, drought, climate-change, forests, habitat, nature, wildlife, weather, humans )

Carrie
- 350 days ago - publicnewsservice.org
Bears in the Sandia Mountains are entering towns looking for food during the long New Mexico drought.
Advocates Urge Supplemental Feeding of Bears (TEXT and VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: Dept. of Game and Fish, habitat destruction, climate, drought, conservation, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, nature, weather, wildlife, humans, nature )

Carrie
- 353 days ago - krqe.com
State wildlife officials say more than two dozen bears have been relocated and more than a dozen have been killed this summer after wandering into the metro-area, likely in search of food.
Help Us End Power Plant Water Pollution! ACTION US
Environment  (tags: water, environment, ecosystems, destruction, drought, USAhabitatdestruction )

Nancy
- 358 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
We're 28 years past Congress' deadline and it is time to end the power plant industries' unlimited permit to pollute, which stands in the way of cleaning up our rivers, streams and lakes. Help us end Power Plant Water Pollution Today! Submit your comment
 

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