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La Nina Winter Soaks

The Stream, August 15: Difficulty of Cleaning Urban Waterways

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is starting…
Droughts Hit World’s Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

Droughts Hit World's Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

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Droughts have struck food-producing regions in the United States,…
La Nina Winter Soaks

The Stream, March 15: On Weather Extremes, Land Grabs and Nuclear Power

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Climate Change Australia should brace itself for higher temperatures…
A South American drought keeps global grain reserves tight, but it could mean good things for North American corn producers.

Global Perspectives: How Dry Weather in Argentina Could Affect Chicken Prices in Chicago

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A South American drought keeps global grain reserves tight, but it could mean good things for North American corn producers.
La Nina Winter Soaks

The Stream, January 26: The Shale Boom and the Economy

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The International Energy Agency will make shale gas recommendations…
La Nina Winter Soaks

The Stream, October 5: Out of Water

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Severe water shortages due to the La Nina weather pattern are…
La Nina Winter Soaks

The Stream, September 30: Water, Energy, Food

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Shale gas will not solve Britain’s energy problems, an Economist…
La Nina Winter Soaks

The Stream, September 9: U.S. Temperature Records

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Summer 2011 saw more warm temperature records tied or broken…
Somalia Suffers from Severe Drought

Water and Food Security: Somalia Famine Grows, Drought Could Ease

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Meteorologists are hopeful for future rainfall, though they say the current disaster was preventable. The lack of rain, which is also affecting neighboring Kenya and Ethiopia, and political instability have tipped Somalia into a food crisis that could persist, even as drought conditions abate.
Ocean Currents: Harness installation on primary structure

NASA Mission Measures How Ocean Salinity Affects Climate and Water Cycle

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Launching in June, the Aquarius satellite mission will improve scientific understanding of the global water cycle.
La Nina Winter Soaks

The Stream, May 26: The La Nina Factor

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The La Nina weather pattern may be playing a part in the surge…
La Nina Winter Soaks

Strong La Niña Winter Soaks Much of the Western United States, But Leaves Southwest Dry

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Western states confront potential for floods and wildfires.