MANAGING DROUGHTS: HOW IT HAS AFFECTED ECOSYSTEMS

  California has weathered many droughts, including four in the past four decades. These ranged from a short, severe drought from 1976-77 to a prolonged six year one in 1987-92. The latest drought began in 2012 has been proclaimed by having the driest three-year stretch in over 120 years of recordkeeping in California history. This Continue Reading

WHAT WE’RE READING: GLOBAL THIRST

  On a crowded shelf of books on water, one name stands out – John R. Wennersten. In his new book, “Global Thirst” (SchifferBooks), this seasoned scholar of environmental history has turned his eye from local issues of the Chesapeake Bay and Anacostia River to water across the globe and throughout the centuries. Global Thirst offers a critical perspective on Continue Reading

SOCIAL MEDIA WEEK LA

  Los Angeles is facing the worst drought in history, and we will be discussing the matter with fellow colleagues at Social Media Week LA at the Bergamot Station Arts Center. The  “California Sustainability: how one of the worst droughts in history is changing consumer behavior” panel will take place on Wednesday, June 10th. There we will Continue Reading

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