When a scorching drought struck eastern Australia in 2006, cattle farmers Robyn and Paul Kendal had to slaughter nearly all their livestock and spend around a year of their normal turnover on feed

The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC), North East Zone, has advised farmers to embrace insurance culture to safeguard their investment against calamities caused by climate change.

Drought-hit state plans $140m expansion at world’s biggest treatment facility to recycle more waste water.

The State Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC) for Karnataka has unanimously passed a resolution giving effect to the rescheduling of term loans amounting to Rs 1,357 crore, including the principal and

The National Water Account 2013 Summary provides an overview of water availability and use in 2012–13 for nine nationally significant water management regions of Australia.

Streamflow of the Colorado River Basin is the most over-allocated in the world. Recent assessment indicates that demand for this renewable resource will soon outstrip supply, suggesting that limited groundwater reserves will play an increasingly important role in meeting future water needs. Here we analyze nine years (December 2004 to November 2013) of observations from NASA's GRACE mission and find that during this period of sustained drought, groundwater accounted for 50.1 km3 of the total 64.8 km3 of freshwater loss.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on long term plan to deal with drought, 25/07/2014.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on plan to tackle poor monsoon in Maharashtra, 25/07/2014.

Accurate assessments of forest response to current and future climate and human actions are needed at regional scales. Predicting future impacts on forests will require improved analysis of species-level adaptation, resilience, and vulnerability to mortality. Land system models can be enhanced by creating trait-based groupings of species that better represent climate sensitivity, such as risk of hydraulic failure from drought.

Cooling of the Pacific Ocean over the last month means the El Niño forecast to hit later this year is increasingly unlikely to be a strong event, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said on