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  1. U.N. warns of coming hunger in North KoreaRead the original story

    4 min ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A drought in North Korea could lead to huge food shortages this year, the top U.N. official in the country told Reuters in an interview. Rainfall in 2014, the lowest in records going back 30 years, was 40-60 percent below 2013 levels, and reservoirs are very low, said Ghulam Isaczai, the U.N. resident coordinator.

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  2. Sherwood hails Wenger ahead of FA Cup finalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | RTE.ie

    ... 19-year Gunners reign. The holders face Villa aiming to defend the trophy they won last season to end a nine-year drought and Sherwood believes Wenger remains one of the best. He said: "You have got to be careful what you wish for as a fan. For me ...

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  3. U.N. warns of coming hunger in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Reuters

    A drought in North Korea could lead to huge food shortages this year, the top U.N. official in the country told Reuters in an interview. Rainfall in 2014, the lowest in records going back 30 years, was 40-60 percent below 2013 levels, and reservoirs are very low, said Ghulam Isaczai, the U.N. resident coordinator.

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  4. What next when the wells run dry?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Post and Courier

    ... reality: Much of the U.S. west of the Mississippi faces a severe, long-term water shortage. California's extended drought has forced especially extreme measures while draining the illusion that our American land of plenty will always have plenty of ...

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  5. Conserve Time and Water While Growing Beautiful and Productive...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    Expert gardener Melinda Myers shares time-saving and water-saving gardening techniques whether growing flowers, vegetable gardening, using raised beds or container gardening that won't jeopardize the beauty of the landscape. Whether planning, planting or already harvesting produce or enjoying beautiful floral displays from the garden, gardeners can make some pretty simple changes that will have a big impact.

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  6. Your Home, Your Haven: Outdoor decor can save waterRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Union Democrat

    While few of us would argue the visual appeal an English garden or the Irish countryside holds, those of us who live in Tuolumne County know we live in a less verdant climate. Given our current situation of another summer with drought conditions, it's necessary we conserve water.

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  7. Garden tour features public education sitesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Union Democrat

    ... get an idea of the "Changing Times, Changing Gardens" that exist in Tuolumne County. The theme reflects California's drought, warming temperatures and difficulty in maintaining a traditional landscape with its over-dependence on water and non-native ...

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  8. California panel mandates low-water lawns on new buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Republic

    Driven by a historic drought, California regulators on Friday mandated that lawns and other landscaping on new and renovated homes and buildings across the parched state guzzle less water. The state Building Standards Commission voted to change development rules to reduce the demand for water.

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  9. Patagonia: A 'Wales beyond Wales'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... place aboard Mimosa, even though the tea-clipper's conversion to passenger use was rudimentary at best. A prolonged drought was followed by flash floods which washed away houses and crops in the early settlement of Rawson. But with the help of the ...

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  10. Nation/World briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    ... allegations are not contained in the indictment. Torrential downpours in Texas that have whiplashed the region from drought to flooding. A heat wave that has killed more than 1,800 people in India. Record 91-degree readings in Alaska, of all places. ...

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  11. Predicting El Nino Devastation, Weeks in AdvanceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | LiveScience

    ... Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights . We've all seen the headlines: California is struggling with a historic drought that promises to worsen as the summer wears on. Forecasts of an El Nio in 2014 brought hopes of winter precipitation and much ...

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  12. The Hottest El Nino YetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Catastrophic weather events are happening now as we are experiencing deadly heat in India , floods in Houston, Oklahoma and Mexico, and drought in California . The ENSO : Recent Evolution, Current Status and Predictions report prepared by the Climate Prediction Center/NCEP of NOAA stated on May 26, 2015 that El Nio conditions are present and there is an approximately 90% chance that El Nio conditions will continue through the Northern Hemisphere for summer 2015, and a greater than 80% chance it will last through 2015.

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  13. Moon Valley Nurseries Provides Crucial Drought Relief to Southern California Home OwnersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... since life began. Having grown and planted millions of trees across the desert from Phoenix and expanding to the drought afflicted Las Vegas area, Moon Valley Nurseries is well versed in growing and planting waterwise trees, palms, shrubs and more. ...

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  14. SFOAP project transforms country's dairy sector.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | IPPMEDIA

    Kenyan Dairy consultants, Peter Rukwaro and Annracheal Mureithi, demonstrating the best way to preserve fodder crops meant to feed livestock during drought seasons to the members of Nronga Women Dairy Cooperative during a practical training organised in Moshi municipality in Kilimanjaro region recently. Fodder preservation and fodder management has become a major challenge facing the dairy sub-sector in Tanzania, hence failure to increase on the milk production.

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  15. Hunting in New Mexico: 5 Animals to Hunt Year-RoundRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Max

    ... and ranches offer bison hunting in New Mexico, although some companies have suspended these hunts due to severe drought. Coyote - The coyote, another animal on the wrong side of ranchers and farmers, is unprotected from hunting in New Mexico. No ...

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  16. Whitewater parks bring money, but will Poudre flow?Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... lot of water users that we might be able to enhance the river? We certainly think the park can be pulled off." While drought years come and go, the larger question looming over Poudre River flows centers on the Northern Integrated Supply Project, or ...

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  17. Top 25 Chicago Bears of the Last 25 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    ... of the century. He tallied back-to-back years and was the first Bears WR named to a pro bowl after a thirty-year drought. Booker was traded to Miami for Adawale Ogunleye in a trade that's potential never materialized for either side. Traded for the ...

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  18. More megafires expected across the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News10.net

    Wildfires are always a possibility in California, but the multi-year drought and large scale pattern shifts are creating an elevated risk. More megafires expected across the West Wildfires are always a possibility in California, but the multi-year drought and large scale pattern shifts are creating an elevated risk.

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  19. Global climate set for change over decades: StudyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... the Atlantic Multi-decadal Oscillation (AMO). "These variations have been shown to influence temperature, rainfall, drought and even the frequency of hurricanes in many regions of the world," said lead author Gerard McCarthy from the National ...

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  20. California to fight drought turning sea water into drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... mere conservation will not be enough to save the state's severe water shortage. California is experiencing the worst drought in its history, and according Jay Famiglietti, senior water scientist at the Nasa Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the state only ...

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