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America's mega-drought exposing submerged wonders

A lost world returns with a warning

America's mega-drought is revealing natural wonders unseen in decades. But their return from the watery depths heralds a deepening crisis.
Los Angeles plans a future where water always flows

Los Angeles plans a future where water always flows

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s plan to boost the city’s drought resiliency includes investment in water treatment and recycling facilities. In the era of mega-drought, will it be enough?
Colorado rafters fight drought
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Amid drought, Colorado rafters flock to oases while they can

Across Colorado, parched rivers are at some of their lowest levels on record. But on one still spared by the drought, boisterous children and guides bob along as water splashes into their blue inflatable rafts.

Santa Fe Cottonwoods yellowing early due to drought
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Cottonwood canopies in Santa Fe yellowing early because of drought

It is unusual for entire canopies to turn yellow so early, said arborist Miguel Hoffman.
Low water levels on Rio Grande
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Low water levels may temporarily shut Buckman diversion on Rio Grande

A weak snowpack and light monsoon have failed to dent the yearslong drought that is now depleting the Rio Grande.

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Megadroughts are likely coming to the US Southwest within decades, scientists say

Megadroughts are likely coming to the US Southwest within decades, scientists say

Climate change is 'almost assured' to cause decades-long droughts in the American Southwest not seen since medieval times, scientists warn in a new study.
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