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Even In A Desert, Drought Spells Trouble For Ranchers

National Public Radio: In northern Nevada, a place famous for its wide, open spaces and expansive cattle operations, ranchers are in a bind due to the historic drought. Continue reading

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Portable Potables: How To Fight Drought By Reusing Water

National Public Radio: David Sedlak, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, explains the many methods of capturing and reusing drinking water. Continue reading

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California’s Drought: A Shocking Photo And Other Updates

National Public Radio: Farmers in California, where Gov. Jerry Brown last month, are facing hard choices as a drought threatens to ruin their crops Continue reading

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Tom Steyer On Keystone XL Pipeline

National Public Radio: David Greene talks to billionaire financier and liberal activist Tom Steyer about his position on the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Continue reading

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Drought Could Drain More Than Brazil’s Coffee Crop

National Public Radio: Brazil, a country usually known for its rainforests, has been facing a severe drought in its breadbasket region, leaving people in the cities without water and farmers in the countryside with dying crops. Global prices for coffee, in particular, have been affected. Continue reading

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Drought Could Drain More Than Brazil’s Coffee Crop

National Public Radio: Brazil, a country usually known for its rainforests, has been facing a severe drought in its breadbasket region, leaving people in the cities without water and farmers in the countryside with dying crops. Global prices for coffee, in particular, have been affected Continue reading

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Drought Could Drain More Than Brazil’s Coffee Crop

National Public Radio: Brazil, a country usually known for its rainforests, has been facing a severe drought in its breadbasket region, leaving people in the cities without water and farmers in the countryside with dying crops. Continue reading

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Amid California Drought, Migrating Birds Enjoy Pop-Up Cuisine

National Public Radio: Millions of birds migrate through California this time of year, but the waterways and wetlands they rely on for food and rest are largely dry due to the ongoing drought. Continue reading

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Is It Really Safe? Testing West Virginia’s Water

National Public Radio: After the Jan. 9 chemical spill into West Virginia’s Elk River, more than 300,000 people lost access to clean, safe drinking water. Continue reading

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In West Virginia, Polluted Water Squeezes Wallets And Patience

National Public Radio: Nate May’s Prius is loaded down with water. The back is filled with boxes, each holding three one-gallon jugs that he just bought at Walmart. He and other volunteers are driving around Charleston, W.V., dropping off the jugs to people who have contacted his ad hoc group, the West Virginia Clean Water Hub Continue reading

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