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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)

Drought The Focus Of Multi-State Workshop In Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Water experts from 11 Western states, several hydrology engineers and federal officials are talking about drought during a two-day workshop in Las Vegas organized by the Western Governors’ Association. The meetings Monday and […]

CBS Las Vegas–12/08/2014

File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Experts: Expect Bigger, Fiercer Wildfires In West

There’s a dangerous but basic equation behind the killer Yarnell Hill wildfire and other blazes raging across the West this summer: More heat, more drought, more fuel and more people in the way are adding up to increasingly ferocious fires.

07/05/2013

File photo of a wildfire (Photo credit: HECTOR GUERRERO/AFP/Getty Images)

Record NM Blaze Studied For Forest Management

From the air, the smoke from a massive wildfire stretches as far as the eye can see, spreading across the rugged country in southwestern New Mexico where the nation’s wilderness movement was born nearly a century ago.

06/03/2012

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