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National Climate Assessment: Climate Change Pushing U.S. Toward Water Extremes

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The Southwest is drying out, while the Northeast is becoming…

The Stream, April 19: Drought-hit Midwest Pummeled by Rains

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Drought Relief Farm fields across the Midwestern United States…
Hurricane Isaac NASA night view

New Orleans Survived Isaac, and So Did I

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The city's new flood protection system was tested by the hurricane…

The Stream, August 30: More Crop Per Drop

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A theme of food and water waste reduction, especially in agriculture,…

Weak Monsoon Raises Specter of Drought in India

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Monsoon rainfall is 14 percent below average in India, which…

The Stream, August 16: When Wells Run Dry

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U.S. Drought Continues The drought has literally hit home in…
food price volatility map

Watching World Droughts and Food Stocks

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The world food situation isn’t looking good right now. …
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,…

My Wetland is Your Wetland: EPA Awards Funding to Midwest Marshes

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The U.S. EPA is awarding $1.17 million in grants to Iowa, Kansas,…