With a warming climate and changing weather patterns, it might be time to update the federal reservoir-level rules that dictate how much water can be kept in some western U.S. reservoirs during winter.
As more winter precipitation is falling as rain instead of snow, it’s changing how much water flows into reservoirs. It turns out it might be changing how much water trees can drink, too.
A silver lining outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic? Coral reefs in Hawaii may be becoming healthier with fewer swimmers in the water.
Low moisture levels in plant life give us a clue as to why firefighters are gearing up for one of the worst fire seasons yet.
When ski resorts shut down due to the pandemic, many people decided to hit the backcountry slopes– including lots of newbies.
But without avalanche knowledge– heck, even with training– going into the backcountry can be incredibly risky.