Running Toward Empty?: Part Two

  • Published: Jan 18th, 2011

Climate research offers little reason to believe that the snowy start to the year in the Colorado Basin is a harbinger of wetter times to come.

Colorado River Basin Supply vs. Use

Colorado River Basin Supply vs. Use

  • Published: Jan 18th, 2011

With drought, increasing water consumption, and climate change, the Colorado River Basin — lifeblood of the Southwest — appears headed for a day of reckoning.

Running Toward Empty?

  • Published: Jan 18th, 2011

With drought, increasing water consumption, and climate change, the Colorado River Basin appears headed for a day of reckoning.

A 25-Year-Old Prediction of Water Scarcity in the Southwest Holds True, Study Finds

  • Published: Dec 20th, 2010

Armed with modern data, a team of scientists has revisited the Cadillac Desert and found the Southwest's water woes are as bad as ever.

Southwest Drought Predictions

Southwest Drought Predictions

  • Published: Dec 15th, 2010

Glen MacDonald, of UCLA, talks about the threat of drought in the Southwest and what it means for water supply.

How Do We Know: Groundwater

How Do We Know: Groundwater

  • Published: Nov 9th, 2010

NASA scientist Michael Watkins explains how satellites are used to monitor our changing global groundwater supplies.

How Do We Know: Ocean Acidification

How Do We Know: Ocean Acidification

  • Published: Oct 12th, 2010

The atmosphere isn't the only place carbon dioxide caused by human activity goes.

A Fly Fishing Guide Sees Trouble for Trout

A Fly Fishing Guide Sees Trouble for Trout

  • Published: Aug 31st, 2009

Craig Matthews, long-time fly-fishing guide, gives an eyewitness account of the changes he's seen in over thirty-plus years on the rivers around West Yellowstone, Montana.