california drought

climate change

Get ready for more California droughts thanks to climate change

Alex Lubben
12.5.17
Frontier

Here's How NASA Satellites Can Help You Conserve Water

Science and conservation went hand in hand to help track levels of one of California's most important water sources.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
10.13.17
california greenin'

Here’s How California’s Bounce Back From Drought Looked From Space

Landsat satellites and airborne observatories monitored the state’s driest period in recorded history.
Becky Ferreira
6.20.17
California

Almost half of California is drought-free after heavy storms

Emma Fidel
1.15.17
Munchies

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.
Clarissa Wei
10.4.16
sustainability

How This Distillery Is Turning Thin Air Into Booze

In the midst of California's serious drought, one Bay Area-based spirits company sought a more sustainable solution to creating vodka.
Ali Wunderman
5.20.16
Canada

The Bizarre Link Between the Fort McMurray Fire and a 'Warm Blob' in the Pacific

Everything is connected.
Kate Lunau
5.19.16
California

Growing Grains Is Giving a Second Life to My Family Farm

My carrots and potatoes taste better than ever because growing grains revitalizes the soil. Also, I just made another cash crop for myself—just like that.
Alex Weiser
12.9.15
DROUGHT

The California Almond Board Has Had Enough with the Almond Shaming

California is four years into a massive drought and their Almond Board wants almond shaming to stop.
Alex Swerdloff
11.3.15
California

Beverly Hills Can't Be Bothered with California's Water Conservation Laws

The Los Angeles area municipality was just named by California officials as being one of only four cities in the state not adequately ensuring that its residents conserve water during the ongoing statewide drought.
Alex Swerdloff
11.3.15
california drought

The Government Is Being Sued For Letting Nestlé Bottle Drought-Stricken California’s Water

The US Forest Service is being sued for allowing Nestlé to siphon water from San Bernardino National Forest by way of an expired permit from 1988.
Alex Swerdloff
10.16.15
Crime & Drugs

New California Laws Aim to Stop Marijuana Growers From Wrecking the Environment

California’s governor signed three new bills into law on Friday that attempt to regulate an industry that has been blamed for worsening the state’s drought and causing environmental damage.
Max Cherney
10.10.15
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