Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Dry Winter Sparks Fears of Another Drought in California

The snowpack that's essential for California's water supply is at critically low levels again this year, raising fears of the return of a drought. On Thursday, researchers from the state's Department of Water Resources headed into the Sierra Nevada to measure water content and snow levels at the Phillips Station near Lake Tahoe. They found the snowpack stood at less than a third of its normal size for the date. A weekly report released by the U.S. Drought Monitor also shows...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter