The central government is considering the huge proposal that would divert water from Tibet to the Xinjiang region.
At least 14 people have been killed in the drought-hit region in recent months.
After a five-year lull, pirates have launched a spate of attacks off Somalia’s coast—and a potential famine could be the reason.
6.2 million Somalis are in need, many of whom live under al-Shabab’s rule.
The climate phenomenon is often called the Indian Niño due to its similarity with El Niño.
Everything from women's rights to satellites is being used by Mekong locals to address intense dry seasons, wetter monsoons and rising sea levels—all signs of devastating climate change.
Climate change might have sparked the war in Syria, a study said last year.
Despite major strides in economic development over the past decade, Ethiopia is still succumbing to drought.
A new study finds California hasn’t had this meager of a snowpack in the past 500 years.
It depends what you mean by “cure.” And what you mean by “drought.”
A citizen scientist came up with the seeds for a potentially drought-proof lawn.
Jewish tombstones and a Soviet fighter plane have been found in the receding river.
Global warming contributed between 8 and 27 percent to the severity of California drought.
Scientists expect global warming to impede forests’ ability to absorb the Earth’s carbon.
The U.N. has also expressed fears over the country’s food security.
Thirsty crops like cotton in parched states like Arizona are misdirecting our scarce water supplies.
The salt-laden water that comes up from oil fields could destroy soil for years to come.
No snow means no snowmelt, which means a lot less water for California.