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  • ... been as hard-hit by the state's drought as the rest of the state, relatively speaking , botanists from UCLA are still worried ... which grows in just four patches in the Mojave Desert near Barstow, can do better in drought conditions than many other ...
  • ... 1980s or so we've learned that fire is a natural part of many Western landscapes, and that suppressing it can cause more injury to ... than letting it burn. But that's not true of the desert . [scald=26109:kl_image_original_context]Palm Springs caught a break ...
  • ... Road to Freedom - There's no end in sight to the flow of Honduras immigrants illegally entering the United States. Most are ... people in a day. "With Dry Taps and Toilets, California Drought Turns Desperate" - India: Abhijit Banerjee - Re-thinking Development ...
  • Because of the drought , 2015 could be the worst fire season on record. ...
  • Tough restrictions in the park reflect the severity of the drought and the threat of forest fires . ... the country this summer, make sure to check out the park's fire restrictions before heading out. And then, when you're getting ready to ...
  • ... rubble that is 21st-century Timbuktu, to find the Imam who shows him original astronomical textbooks that pre-date Galileo’s ... leg of his journey, a camel train across the Tenere desert to Algeria. Omar introduces him to the delights and vicissitudes of ...
  • ... of wildfires as apocalyptic. That attitude certainly shows up in most reporting on the issue of fire . We literally fail to ... at 2,600 feet above sea level at my home in the Mojave Desert . It's not the cooler weather here at 7,200 feet that's made me rethink ...
  • ... goes. When I covered the 2007 wildfires, I heard a lot of comparisons to Hurricane Katrina and the chaos of the Superdome versus ... since flights out of San Diego were grounded. While desert communities sweltered in the unrelenting heat, it was cool enough in ...
  • Despite losing more than 2,000 megawatts of power from the shuttered San Onofre nuke and almost as much from drought -depleted reservoirs, California's power grid sailed through the long ...
  • I have walked the desert with other people and without other people, but I have never walked ... car one summer night on a hilltop in Nevada in a forest of Joshua trees. The day had been scorching, well into the triple digits, and ... were three different ravens. A fourth flew over my little fire in the Owens Valley that night, and I felt once again like my whole life ...

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