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Aphids, those tiny pear-shaped pests known as plant lice, are terribly fond of milkweeds and a significant infestation of them will keep monarch butterflies away.
8 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento
Rice is one of California's top crops, but the historic drought is forcing farmers to make tough decisions in the field -- and that likely will have a ripple effect on consumers and migratory birds.
12 hrs ago | Science Daily
A gene that could help engineer drought-resistant crops has been identified by researchers.
SAN GABRIEL >> With five water companies serving the small city, it can be confusing and difficult for residents to make sense of the water situation in San Gabriel.
Due to global warming, scientists say, the chances of the southwestern United States experiencing a decade long drought is at least 50 percent, and the chances of a "megadrought" - one that lasts over 30 years - ranges from 20 to 50 percent over the next century.
Matt Damon took a different approach to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: He poured toilet water on himself.
Nitesh Rane, son of senior Congress leader and state industries minister Narayan Rane, today said that instead of pouring buckets of ice and water over their heads, celebrities should donate water tankers to drought-affected regions of Maharashtra.
Growing up in Livermore, it has often struck me as exhilarating and strange to know that just outside my town, in the rolling hills lives a large predator.
Lawns are drying up all over the Bay Area because of the severe drought, but that hasn't stopped several people from keeping their grass looking lush without watering them.
More than seven months into the California drought, San Jose has officially declared a citywide water shortage, asking the city's 1 million residents to cut their water use by 20 percent -- but there will be no new consequences for those who don't.
Matt Damon was nominated by Jimmy Kimmel and Ben Affleck to complete the ALS ice bucket challenge.
Water providers in California's Central Valley are asking a federal judge to stop releases of extra water intended to help salmon in the Klamath Basin survive the drought.
With its spate of natural disasters, some spurred by human action, California isn't looking like such a We probably can't blame the earthquake that hit California's Napa Valley this weekend on climate change .
Montecito in Santa Barbara County is home to tons of shit-rich over-40 types: Google's Eric Schmidt, Ellen DeGeneres, George Lucas, Oprah , and "just about everyone in the industry," in the words of a real estate agent who works in the area.
The Guatemalan government has declared a state of emergency in 16 of the country's 22 provinces because of a drought that has caused major agricultural losses in Central America.
In these before-and-after images, full water levels are visible around Lake Oroville in Oroville, California and Folsom Lake in El Folsom, California on July 20, 2011 and low water levels are visible on August 19, 2014.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:57 pm
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