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  1. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    drought in Australia affecting farmers https://phys.org/news/2018-08-despair-crippling-drought-australian-farmers.html *** A crippling drought is ravaging vast tracts of Australia's pastoral heartlands, decimating herds and putting desperate farmers under intense financial and emotional...
  2. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5796635/Wildfire-burns-Boy-Scouts-buildings-dry-New-Mexico.html ***More than 60 per cent of the U.S. West is experiencing some level of drought, the latest federal drought maps show, forcing national forests and other public lands to close because of...
  3. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    not getting much attention here but apparently South Africa is low on water http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/western-cape-dam-levels-still-dire-20170911 ***This time last year, dams were 61% full. Anton Bredell, the MEC of local government, environmental affairs and development planning...
  4. General Discussion
    not sure of impact but *Science* says US' trees are moving West https://www.sciencealert.com/american-trees-have-started-migrating-west-and-no-one-knows-why "Over the past 30 years, three-quarters of eastern US tree species have been shifting to the west, and at an astonishing rate of around...
  5. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Drought warning issued for state of New York. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/jul/15/ny-authorities-issue-drought-watch-covering-the-en/ ***ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York environmental regulators have issued a drought watch covering the entire state. The Department of Environmental...
  6. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3373018/The-world-faces-widespread-food-shortages-global-warming-Crops-scarce-droughts-ravage-Africa-Asia.html Widespread water shortages caused by rising global temperatures could lead to food shortages and mass migration, an expert has warned...
  7. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    http://www.irinnews.org/report/101857/drought-by-numbers-in-north-korea "Health, nutrition and sanitation conditions have deteriorated for citizens of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) due to “a long period of abnormally dry weather,” according to the UN’s emergency aid...
  8. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    As an employee in foodservice distribution, I have to keep a very keen eye on weather patterns and disturbances. This I can then pass on to customers and have them ready for price increases or even decreases. I have come to be a bit wary of the lack of alarm being raised at some of the things I...
  9. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-17/california-plagued-by-dry-wells-as-drought-makes-water-elusive
  10. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/southamerica/brazil/11428718/Taps-run-dry-in-Brazils-biggest-city-as-drought-bites.html
  11. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    California has been in a drought for several years. If you know anything about the state it is the north which sends water down south to the big cities. It is the north which cuts back on their use while the south has nice green lawns and golf courses. The nice thing about the north is we...
  12. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-06/west-without-water Maybe Horace Greely was wrong. :(
  13. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Don't know if it's exactly a 'disaster' but parts of the West are being overrun by tumbleweeds. :eek: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304071004579407551742108252?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702304071004579407551742108252.html...
  14. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    If I can move out of the drought area, where should I consider going? I currently live in the southwest, I can look at what is going on, and KNOW that it is going to dust bowl again here, haven’t been able to do anything about my location though. There’s now a chance I can move, I am wondering...
  15. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    We live in a very dry climate, and all of our water comes from rain catchment. It typically rains from July through October, but the rest of the year is dry. So, we have to be extra careful with our water use, and especially for growing food, we look to increase our water efficiency as much as...
  16. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    A half mile or so from our house is a creek that surprisingly never went dry during this summer’s drought although nearly every cattle pond around here did. I watched that creek, wondering if the water would cease to flow. After weeks without a drop of rain and with temperatures above 100...
  17. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    A lot will pivot on next year. If we get another drought, things do not look good. http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2012/oct/14/un-global-food-crisis-warning?newsfeed=true
  18. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Nearly 100 boats and barges were waiting for passage Monday along an 11-mile stretch of the Mississippi River that has been closed due to low water levels. Might not seem like much until you do the math on the thousands of tons of cargo and food stuffs now not moving. Meanwhile fires rage in...
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