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Drought Policies Must Be Adopted Worldwide, UN Officials Say

Posted By Sanaz in Hydrology

The world urgently need to adopt drought-management policies as farmers from Africa to India struggle with lack of rainfall and the United States endures the worst drought it has experienced in decades, top officials with the U.N. . http://www.huffingtonpost.com -

The Mississippi Seesaw: Extreme Weather Begets Extreme River Levels

Posted By Sanaz in Hydrology

The Mississippi River at Memphis, Tennessee is 17. 3 meters (56.7 feet) lower today than it was just 15 months ago during the spring of 2011. Back then, record floods led the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to blow up a levee and flood farmland in Missouri to reduce pressure on the river's flood control systems and to save upstream cities. http://www.circleofblue.org -

Minnesotas Rivers And Lakes Polluted With Antimicrobials From Personal Care Products

Posted By Sanaz in Water Quality

A science team from Arizona State University, in collaboration with federal partners, has completed the first statewide analysis of freshwater bodies in Minnesota, finding widespread evidence of the presence of active ingredients of personal care products. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com -

Extreme weather: Get ready to see more of it, scientists say

Posted By Sanaz in Hydrology

A map of significant climate events for the United States in June looks almost apocalyptic: hellish heat, ferocious fires and severe storms leaving people injured, homeless and even dead. http://articles.cnn.com -

Climate And Drought Lessons From Ancient Egypt

Posted By Sanaz in Miscellaneous

Ancient pollen and charcoal preserved in deeply buried sediments in Egypt's Nile Delta document the region's ancient droughts and fires, including a huge drought 4,200 years ago associated with the demise of Egypt's Old Kingdom, the era known as the pyramid-building time. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com -

No Clear Path for Energy Policy in Great Lakes States

Posted By Sanaz in Miscellaneous

The Great Lakes, along with the eight American states and single Canadian province that surround them, are in the midst of a remarkable and confounding ecological and economic transition related to climate change and the fossil energy sector. http://www.circleofblue.org -

Cloud brightening to control global warming?

Posted By Sanaz in Miscellaneous

Even though it sounds like science fiction, researchers are taking a second look at a controversial idea that uses futuristic ships to shoot salt water high into the sky over the oceans, creating clouds that reflect sunlight and thus counter global warming. http://www.sciencedaily.com -