Just one month after southeastern Australia marked the tragic anniversary of the disastrous floods in early 2011, new floodwaters are threatening Queensland and have already stranded over 15,000 people in New South Wales.
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Low water levels in central and southeast Texas lakes means there will be no water released for irrigating rice this year.
The UCL Department of Space and Climate Physics maintains a database of worldwide drought conditions. This map of the drought-stricken areas around the world shows drought affecting more than 194 million people.
Red Caboose Winery in Meridian, Texas uses a rainwater harvesting system as part of an overall green philosophy.
After last year’s severe flooding in Singapore, an expert panel was formed to examine drainage design and flood prevention measures. Last week, they revealed their findings.
A study published in Nature has found that ants and termites increase access to water for dryland crops, increasing wheat yield by 36%.
Scientists at New Mexico State University have developed several strains of drought tolerant alfalfa.
From October 2010 through September 2011, Texas received the least amount of precipitation recorded in a one-year period. The drought has had a major impact on Texas agriculture, with the toll more than $5 billion.
Rain causes earthquakes? That’s what a recent study examining heavy precipitation events and the timing of major earthquakes concludes.
While much of the United States continues with extreme droughts, huge swaths of Asia are struggling with record rains. The Thailand floods in September and October of 2011 are some of the worst the country has seen in living memory, resulting in more than $3 billion in damage. The rainfall in Thailand has been about […]
As our world population skyrockets, the question of whether we’ll have enough water to support the agriculture needed to feed the world is a huge one. A recent study has some good news!
Rain chains aren’t just beautiful, but they can help manage water runoff around the home and help mitigate soil erosion from water pouring out of your gutters. In this video, green guru Michelle Kaufmann shows you how simple it is to build a beautiful rain chain.