DROUGHT

10.7.19

Southern Romania Is Being Swallowed By Desert

Communism and climate change created a dustbowl. Now, locals are fighting to bring the water back.

2.5.19

Chips Are Shrinking Because Climate Change Comes for Us All

Please, my potato. He’s very sick.

8.13.18

Photos of Australian Landscapes Ravaged By Humans

From dustbowl farms to incinerated forests – we're really making a mess.

3.7.18

This Is What Will Happen When London Runs Out of Water

This summer, Cape Town will become the first major urban centre to run out of water. If that happens to London, here's what to expect.

10.4.16

How to Kill Your Lawn and Grow a Food Forest During a Drought

An experimental farming project at the Los Angeles Arboretum demonstrates that fruits and vegetables can still be grown in rain-deprived areas without weekly watering.

9.12.16

Your Coconut Latte Habit Is Ruining the Environment

Bad weather, disease, and neglect mean that Caribbean coconut farmers are struggling to keep up with demand from Britain and the US.

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6.20.16

Sorry Vegans, Scientists Say That Plants Can Feel Stress

New research from the University of Copenhagen claims that plants experience stress when growing in the cold.

11.2.15

Infographic: California Hasn't Been This Dry in a Millennium

The drought is fanning literal and figurative flames.

10.31.15

The 'Rain Room' Arrives Where Rain Is Scarce: LA

It never rained in Southern California, until now.

9.30.15

Northern California Dispensaries Are Giving Free Weed to Fire Victims

Two medical marijuana companies are offering a little relief to victims of one of the worst fires in the state's history.

9.29.15

Meet the Drought Truther Who Thinks the Government Is Behind California's Long Dry Spell

Former solar engineer Dane Wigington believes chemtrails are to blame for the state's record dry spell – and a surprising number of people agree.

8.28.15

A Video Installation Highlights How the West is Running out of Water

A portrait of the drought shines in infrared hues on 15 screens by artist Kevin Cooley.

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