Tuesday, 18 August 2015

'Flash' Drought Scorches Southern U.S.

USA TODAY
While most attention has focused on the lingering drought in California, a "flash" drought has spun up in the past few weeks across much of the South, from Texas to the Carolinas. STORY HERE.

Overfishing and Climate Change Conspire to Intensify Ocean Threats

CommonDreams
Millions of people and billions of dollars depend on healthy oceans, but human actions create complex interactions that endanger oceans. Story here.