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  • You see it everywhere in the desert : mature shrubs with little plants of other species in their shade. ... cactus with nurse plant | Chris Clarke photo Baby desert shrubs and succulents have it tough. They have to sink new roots into ... late nurse plant. Sometimes you can trace the chain back a few generations: a cholla nurtures a Joshua tree which helps a barrel ...
  • ... Dianne Feinstein announces her intent to reintroduce a desert protection bill. | Photo: Chris Clarke U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein ... almost a million and a half acres of the California desert , she announced Thursday. At a celebration of the 20th anniversary of ...
  • Could the Sea of Cortez ever come back to reclaim the land of the Imperial and Coachella Valleys? ... the one that might be ahead. This week's flooding in the desert , as dramatic as it was, was nothing too far out of the ordinary. The ... of glacial ice sheets, and we've learned a fair bit of bad news about ice sheets since. Ice on water floats isostatically, like ice ...
  • ... Mulholland, the man who brought Los Angeles out of the desert and founded the water system which became the LA DWP. Catherine ... drawing on KCET's extensive archive of Southern California news , culture and public affairs, we'll seek to inform current events by ...
  • Researchers studying the deadly outbreak of distemper in desert kit foxes that started in 2011 report that they couldn't find any sick ... foxes trapped and sampled had distemper, a welcome bit of news for fans of the housecat-sized desert predator. A few of the foxes ...
  • 2012 was a year of change for the California Desert , as human society elsewhere increasingly closed its grip on the ... comfort. But in a couple of ways, the desert struck back . [scald=39616:kl_image_original_context ... comfort. But in a couple of ways, the desert struck back . Configure block ...
  • A tiny Mojave desert fish that was once thought extinct -- and might still be -- is getting ... Commons License   A tiny Mojave desert fish that was once thought extinct -- and might still be -- is getting ... National Park. The Shoshone pupfish, a subspecies of desert pupfish that lived in springs along the Amargosa River near the town ...
  • In the wake of major land protections in the California desert , there's no better opportunity to think about reintroducing Mexican ... it'll raise a question: why not bring the Mexican wolf back to the Mojave Desert ? Configure block ...
  • There are news aggregators, but is there one for social causes? Yes there is, ... that void. [scald=23022:kl_image_original_context] Most news aggregators harvest the internet for topics you are interested in, and ... For instance, if a person is inspired to act by reading a news story, we think that the faster and easier we can make it for that ...
  • ... exactly the surface of the moon: Mojave Desert swallowtail butterfly | Chris Clarke photo "This is like finding the Amazon rainforest in the middle of the Mojave Desert ." That's what NASA scientist Paula Bontempi said of a remarkable ...

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