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The American Southwest is being plagued by drought. Climate scientists warn drier-than-normal conditions may be here to stay. In fact, future droughts may be more severe than in the past in Arizona.
The US state of California is going through one of its worst droughts in hundreds of years. Farmers are running out of hay to feed their cattle. The price of a load of hay has risen from around $5,000 to … Continue reading
California is one of the richest agricultural areas in the world, but for the past year, a shift in normal weather patterns has created a severe drought. The conditions are forcing some ranchers to sell their herds, and growers are … Continue reading
While parts of North America are in the middle of a deep freeze, there is new evidence that overall temperatures on the planet continue to rise. Data from the US National Ocean and Atmospheric Agency has concluded that 2013 tied … Continue reading
The move clears the way for California to seek federal aid and increase conservation efforts aimed at easing the water crisis.California’s agricultural industry is worth more than $40bn and produces a large percentage of the fresh fruits and vegetables consumed … Continue reading