Increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere because of climate change is helping to turn the world’s drylands a more luxuriant green -- but that’s not necessarily good news.
A U.N.-backed report offers a shocking depiction of the state of our global environment, revealing that about half of the planet's agricultural land is now moderately or severely degraded.
As climate change increases temperatures, parts of the American Southwest are likely to become increasingly arid, with increasing threats to water supplies.
As the atmosphere warms, the impact on the world's drylands could alter the chemistry of the soil as well as increasing its aridity.
Research into one of the world’s oldest and driest deserts has unearthed evidence of the evolutionary timeline for species that have avoided extinction by adapting to dramatic climate change.
A study shows that cloud cover has been falling in Spain since the 1980s leading to new opportunities in solar power generation but also increased risks of desertification and harm to human health.
Happily aloft in the vicinity of my father’s hat, and the weather having cleared since the Ohioan missed its compass heading, I was free to form my earliest impression of the sea at a safe and sunny distance, lulled by the sound of waves breaking on the beach, delighting in the drift of gulls in a bright blue sky.
Taking a page right out of "Star Wars," California-based aerospace manufacturer Aerofex has released video showing a kind of "hover bike" maneuvering through the desert in scenes that resemble Luke Skywalker’s dashes through the Tatooine wilderness on his X-34 Landspeeder.
Once upon a time, a cowboy saved my life I think of him in certain moments, at the sight of red rocks, for instance, or the hint of a desert storm Now, the time has come to tell his story I think of him in certain moments, at the sight of red rocks, for instance.