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Warming global temperatures increase the risk of droughts lasting a decade or more, warn researchers. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Study: Southwest Could Face Megadrought This Century

Southern Nevada faces an 80 percent risk of a 10-year-long dry spell, warn researchers.

09/03/2014

File photo of ants. (Credit: Nurcholis Anhari Lubis/Getty Images)

Study: Ants Cooled Earth’s Climate As Their Numbers Grew

According to a recent study, ants may be cooling Earth’s climate at their numbers grow.

08/04/2014

Government report warns hotter weather and less rain will threaten crops and wildlife. (Getty Images)

Climate Report: Southwest Faces Even Hotter, Drier Conditions

Farmers, residents will be dealing with droughts and heatwaves which will increase risk of wildfires throughout the region.

05/06/2014

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