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Fracking's Terrifying Water Usage Trends Spell Disaster
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, drought, environment, fracking, water )

Julie
- 254 days ago - commondreams.org
New study shows that fracking boom is happening in places that can least afford to lose precious water supplies
Pollution in Northern Hemisphere Helped Cause 1980s African Drought
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, discovery, environment, history, interesting, investigation, research, Africa, drought, pollution )

Kathy
- 500 days ago - washington.edu
Decades of drought in central Africa reached their worst point in the 1980s, causing Lake Chad, a shallow lake used to water crops in neighboring countries, to almost dry out completely. The shrinking lake and prolonged drought were initially blamed on
Drought Drives Decade-Long Decline in Plant Growth
Science & Tech  (tags: Drought, Warming Temperatures )

Cristiane
- 1522 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Global plant productivity that once was on the rise with warming temperatures and a lengthened growing season is now on the decline because of regional drought, according to a new study of NASA satellite data.
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 )

J.
- 2426 days ago - news.duke.edu
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.
   

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