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Des Moines :: IA :: USA | almost 2 years ago

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Iowa – Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins that are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are emerging with larger roots for gathering water in a drought. Someday, the plants may even be able to "resurrect" themselves

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Athens :: Greece | almost 2 years ago

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Businesses and homeowners can reap major water conservation benefits as well as cost savings by implementing sustainable landscape practices. Similar to sustainable building, the focus is on reducing waste and pollution, conserving water and energy

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Washington :: NJ :: USA | 2 years ago

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To achieve their life cycle, plants need many things, including soil nutrients, sun, optimal temperatures and of course water, in enough quantity and at the right time. If rains stop too early, plants may not have enough water to produce grain. For

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Sacramento :: CA :: USA | 2 years ago

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The workshop is offered by the Water Conservation Office at the city of Sacramento Department of Utilities. It will feature a presentation by David Campbell of Siegfried Engineering, who designed the city's water efficient demonstration garden. The

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Buenos Aires :: Argentina | 2 years ago

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The Union for Concerned Scientists (UCS) said the only genetically altered corn approved by regulators and undergoing field trials in the United States has no improved water efficiency, and provides only modest results in only moderate drought

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Pueblo :: CO :: USA | 2 years ago

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They turned off backyard fountains and let their ponds dry up. But it wasn't until the recession that began in December 2007 that there was a real shift in the way people approached their landscapes. "After the last drought, everyone wanted to take

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Lubbock :: TX :: USA | 2 years ago

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Texas No ones talking about giving intelligence tests, but researchers say theyve shown that plants have smarts the sort needed to help them survive dry times. Years from now the findings could lead to crops that are better able to withstand drought

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Silverthorne :: CO :: USA | 2 years ago

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Recently, Denver Water announced a Drought Watch (Stage 1) Response. Stage 1 is a voluntary call to their customers to reduce water use up to 10 percent and involves an advisory that continued dry weather could lead to a Stage 2 response with more

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Vail :: CO :: USA | 2 years ago

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Colorado As the threat of drought continues in Colorado with record-breaking temperatures, the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado has reached out to wildfire and water utilities experts in Eagle County to present at a May 4 workshop. The

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Sacramento :: CA :: USA | over 2 years ago

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Each of the free classes covers a specific topic: outdoor conservation on May 12, native and drought tolerant plants on July 14 and Sept. 29, and indoor conservation on Dec...The city also reminds residents and business owners that the recent switch

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