The Water Crisis in the West

Inefficient policy relating to the Colorado River Basin as well as inefficient farming practices are contributing to the drought in the Western U.S. The Colorado River Basin supplies water to 20 of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. and approximately 40 million people rely on the river for their water. Environmental reporter Abrahm Lustgarten…

Daily Update – July 27, 2015

Abrupt climate change may have doomed mammoths and other megafauna, scientists report Washington Post- Ever since humans uncoveredĀ theĀ fossil records of the mammoths, giant sloths and other extinct megafauna that walked the Earth until about 11,000 years ago, scientists have been trying to solve the mystery of why they vanished. Was it human hunting and activity?…