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Apr 19, 2016 06:13 AM ET
Some animals can live in especially arid environments because they've adapted to draw water from the air. Some scientists think we may be able to mimic their approach.
Mar 11, 2016 02:14 PM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
It's increasingly possible to assess the influence of climate change on some extreme weather events. Continue reading →
Mar 1, 2016 06:01 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The eastern Mediterranean's Levant region has suffered a drought since 1998. →
Feb 17, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Most of the people on Earth experience severe freshwater scarcity at least part of the year, reports a new study.
Dec 15, 2015 03:12 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The weather pattern is expected to help alleviate California's drought, but it could also bring severe erosion.
Dec 8, 2015 05:55 AM ET
Climate change created a massive drought in Syria and Iraq, leading to increased destabilization. Is that what helped bring about the terrorist group?
Nov 22, 2015 07:57 AM ET // AFP
With more than 130 known varieties in the world, resurrection plants are a unique group of flora that can survive extreme water shortages for years.
Oct 19, 2015 12:58 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
As Mexico’s Nezahualcoyotl reservoir succumbs to drought, its receding waters have revealed a haunting relic from the past. Continue reading →
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