Blogs Drought

Climate Extremes Index on Rise, As Climate Attitudes Shift

  • Published: Oct 9th, 2012

Citing record heat & drought, NOAA said the U.S. has experienced its most extreme weather on record so far in 2012.

Image of the Day: Satellite Spots Parched U.S. Landscape

  • Published: Oct 3rd, 2012

A NASA satellite image clearly shows the record 2012 U.S. drought in the form of unhealthy, thirsty vegetation.

Image of the Day: Walnut Trees Can’t Stand the Heat

  • Published: Oct 1st, 2012

Research has shown that the hotter, drier conditions associated with climate change may prove fatal for walnut trees.

Image of the Day: Cookies & Candy for the Cows

  • Published: Sep 29th, 2012

With this year's drought driving up corn prices, farmers have turned to a cheaper feed solution of cookies and candy.

Image of the Day: Shelter Dogs Get New Leash on Life

  • Published: Sep 8th, 2012

High-energy shelter dogs are chosen & their energy is channeled into finding the scat of endangered species.

Summer of 2012 Is Hottest on Record For Many in U.S.

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

New data shows that the summer of 2012 was one of the hottest on record in many places across the U.S.

Image of the Day: Drought Forces Cows to Moo-ve East

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

Ranchers out West are being forced to move their cattle eastward in order to escape extreme drought conditions.

Image of the Day: Niger Caught Amid Weather Extremes

  • Published: Aug 28th, 2012

Niger's capital city was hit was severe flooding just before the region suffered from extreme drought.