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30 min ago | KGW-TV Portland
A federal agency said Wednesday it will release extra water into Northern California's Klamath and Trinity rivers once salmon start dying from drought-related disease, but not before.
4 hrs ago | News Observer
A Midwest drought in 2011 and 2012 hurt cattle levels, said Cargill spokesman Mike Martin.
5 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison
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9 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Chances of a western north America megadrought of an intensity not seen since before the arrival of European explorers just went up.
13 hrs ago | Science Daily
Oceanic patterns are important drivers of climatic variability. There is a clear link between periods of drought in the North Ethiopian Highlands and oceanic phases of El Nino, the Indian Ocean Dipole and the Southwestern Monsoons.
Including the roughly half an inch that fell Tuesday morning, Lubbock has received 11.34 inches of rainfall to date.
If you want to be unnerved, just pay a visit to the U.S. Drought Monitor and check out its map of the American West with almost all of California stained the deep, distressing shades of red that indicate either "extreme" or "exceptional" drought.
Kembla trainer Bede Murray will look to end a near four-month drought in town on Wednesday when he saddles up a trio of runners at Warwick Farm.
Drought condtions across Texas are continuing to improve with recent rains, according to the Texas Water Development Board.
So General Mills has unveiled a corporate policy that includes insisting that its suppliers take steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions as well as water usage.
The price it paid for brisket jumped a net 54 percent in just six months. It had cut its staff from 13 to seven.
Over the month of July, Ventura County water is hosting a dirty car contest to send a messy message about water usage across the state.
We know a fair amount about the drought that has now afflicted California for about three years: It has been the driest period since record-keeping began in the 19th Century.
The event usually sees Old Sacramento's streets covered under 200 tons of decomposed granite, and traffic is closed to all cars over Labor Day Weekend.
Outside the northern Guatemalan town of Olopa, near the Honduran border, farmer Edwin Fernando Diaz Viera stands in the middle of his tiny coffee field.
Sprinkler irrigation is limited to one day per week - the same day as trash pickup.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 06:42 pm
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