US Drought Marches East – Now the Mississippi is Threatened

Mississippi river drought

Many of us are aware of the severe drought challenges affecting over 30 million people in the US Southwest, but what is even more alarming, and not as well known, is that the massive drought has now reached the “Mighty Mississippi” river. America’s largest river, located in the center of the country, is facing unprecedented…

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Why Deep Seated Water Makes Ecological Sense To Relieve Global Drought

Deep Seated Water Makes Ecological Sense

As the global drought crisis ravages livelihoods and economies around the world, environmentalists are scrambling to find solutions that are compatible with prudent ecological management. Deep Seated Water fits the environmental sustainability model as it would supply vast amounts of fresh water to regions while also allowing the existing sources to replenish. It is the…

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There is a Solution to the Current Global Drought

The global drought crisis is impacting the world’s largest economies, as reported in the Wall Street Journal and many other publications last week. With the US, China, and Europe facing historic drought it means nearly everyone on the planet will be affected. And that impact is just getting started as crops wither and livestock is…

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Drought Goes Global in 2022, and the Implications are Ominous

Drought Goes Global in 2022

When the Wall Street Journal, perhaps the world’s premier financial publication, put this headline on the front page yesterday, you know there is a big problem. “Droughts Take Widening Toll on World’s Largest Economies” WSJ article. The headline tells a dismal story. If the world’s largest economies (US, China, Europe) are suffering, then the rest…

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Texas Declares Drought Disaster Across State – Does It Have To Be This Bad?

Texas Drought Map July 26 2022

On July 8, Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation declaring a state of disaster in over 170 counties in Texas based on the “existence of serious drought conditions that pose an imminent threat of widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property.” Texas drought disaster proclamation. The drought map above says it…

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Drought Ravages Southwest US

USA Drought Map June 7, 2022

One Key Strategy Can Help Save It It seems like a bad science fiction movie. California governor declares a drought state of emergency. Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe Arizona declare Stage 1 Water Alerts. Austin, Texas follows suit, declaring a Stage 1 Drought Contingency Plan. All across the Southwest, drought is afflicting as much as a quarter…

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World At A Crossroads As Droughts Rise 29%

drought crossroads

UN Report Documents The Drought Problem – A Solution is Available Last week the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) wrapped up its 15th Conference of Parties (COP15) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire with some compelling drought statistics. Since 2000, the number and duration of droughts has risen 29% From 1970 to 2019, weather, climate and…

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The Other Downside of Drought – Insects

aquarettex drought insects

With 70% of the U.S. experiencing abnormally dry conditions and 55% at moderate or more severe drought levels, you’d think it can’t get much worse. Unfortunately, drought opens the door to other problems – like insects. According to entomologist Julie Peterson of the University of Nebraska, “When corn or soybean plants are stressed due to…

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New Technology Can Save The Planet from The Water Crisis

There is no question much of the planet is facing a water crisis. As we’ve reported before, drought threatens the lives of over two billion people, and four billion people depend on increasingly contaminated shallow groundwater for drinking and food production. The World Resources Institute lists 44 countries as having high baseline water stress. Rather…

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