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February 19, 2019: Many spend long days witnessing the trauma of their parents and animals, the UN warns.
February 15, 2019: When 2019 started, California's snowpack was at 67%. Now it's at over 136% and rising, thanks to atmospheric rivers of water vapor dumping snow in the Sierra Nevada.
February 14, 2019: With every storm this winter, climatologists and water managers have crossed their fingers, hoping for continued rain and snowfall to cushion the state’s water supply. So far, the streak has held. This week is expected to bring the heaviest rainfall of the season to date, adding to an already wet...
February 13, 2019: Thousands of drought-stricken cattle are feared dead in Australia after a storm brought torrential downpours and intense flooding to parts of the country that hasn’t seen much rain in years last week.
February 12, 2019: Rossello said seven municipalities in the island's northwest region could be without water for up to 24 hours at a time
February 11, 2019: For the 15th straight year, albums made by musicians in the rap genre, the most dominant musical movement of the past three decades, came up short in the Grammy Awards’ biggest category, album of the year. Instead, Nashville singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves earned a victory Sunday night for her...
February 7, 2019: The birds are being hand-reared by volunteers as months of dry weather threatens breeding ground Under warming red light at a rescue centre in Cape Town baby flamingos are fed, weighed and cared for. The chicks are among 2,000 that were rescued after they were abandoned by their parents as dam waters dried up in Sou...
February 7, 2019: In a matter of weeks, a very wet winter has greatly reduced drought conditions that have plagued California.
February 4, 2019: It’s old vs. young in Atlanta, where the New England Patriots are looking to tie the NFL record with a sixth Super Bowl win Sunday, and must beat the upstart Los Angeles Rams to do it.
February 4, 2019: The Boston Red Sox on Sunday congratulated the New England Patriots for winning the Super Bowl and “ending that 3-month Boston championship drought.”
February 1, 2019: Drought conditions noticeably improved across much of the United States in January.
February 1, 2019: The federal government Friday moved closer to imposing water delivery cuts along the drought-depleted Colorado River after California and Arizona failed to meet a deadline for inking a broad agreement on how the seven states that depend on the river would cope with shortages. The federal official...
January 26, 2019: While threatening to spoil weekend and vacation plans, downpours will bring drought relief to the Florida Peninsula through Sunday night.
January 25, 2019: Usually rivers provide relief from the searing summer heat, but this year water mismanagement and drought combined to create an outback disasterAs all of Australia suffered through a brutal heatwave last week, locals in the outback New South Wales towns of Walgett and Lightning Ridge were better prepared than most. ...
January 24, 2019: Iran's capital city of Tehran is sinking at an alarming rate due to excessive water pumping combined with a years-long drought.
January 14, 2019: Rotten fish are lining the banks of the Murray-Darling in Australia.
January 13, 2019: Thanks to quarterback Patrick Mahomes and a stout defense, Kansas City started to rewrite an ugly postseason history and advanced to the A.F.C. Championship.
January 12, 2019: Southern California's native landscapes are famously tough. But repeated wildfire and drought amplified by climate change pose a growing threat to wildlands that provide us with drinking water, untamed refuge from the Southland's sprawl and stop mountainsides from sliding into our living rooms.
January 10, 2019: One of two teams never to reach the World Series, the Washington Nationals hope a wild winter spending spree will fill that void.
January 3, 2019: Abdul Hameed walks along the edge of the Chiltan dam’s dry reservoir to a hut, where he spends his days watching for passing animals that could be threatened by hunters. Lately, the provincial wildlife ranger says, the beasts have been scarce. “There used to be ibex, markhor goats, other wildlife,”...
January 3, 2019: Bundled up in royal blue puffy jackets, surveyors with the California Department of Water Resources waddled through a field Thursday in the Sierra Nevada, the snow crunching beneath their feet. They plunged a pole into the frozen ground, probing for an important measurement: the first snowpack...
January 2, 2019: Legislation in 1998 extended copyright by 20 years, so this year marks the first time in two decades that the pool of freely available work has been added toRobert Frost’s haunting little poem, Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening, entered the public domain in the US on 1 January alongside thousands of works, by a...
December 29, 2018: Guardian Australia talks to Getty Images’ head of editorial for the Asia Pacific, Cassie Trotter, about some of the most impactful images of 2018 natural disasters Continue reading...
December 29, 2018: Some of the dinner is gluten free. The meatballs are keto-friendly. The food outside of the Sacramento Kings’ locker room at Staples Center isn’t getting any warmer, though. And it’s not going to matter to guard Buddy Hield. “Losing sucks,” Hield said. “Especially when you want to get to the playoffs...
December 26, 2018: As drought has deepened across the West, much attention is paid to a colorful map that shows the hardest hit areas. The scientists who update the map each week face enormous pressure to get it right.