Drought Intensifies the Navajo Nation's Ongoing Water Shortage (in Photos)
Although drought conditions are improving across most of the U.S., more than 40 percent of Navajo households still don't have running water at home.
Trump Just Signed a New Plan for the Colorado River. There's Already a Lawsuit to Halt It.
The Imperial Irrigation District in California has sued to halt the plan, arguing that it wrongly ignores the Salton Sea.
Inside the Fight Against the Growing Cactus Black Market
The booming succulent market is creating wide-scale theft of cacti from national parks. Can microchip tracking solve the problem?
In the Desert Southwest, Young Leaders Are Reimagining What a Climate Conference Can Be
A dispatch from the fourth annual youth-led Uplift Climate Conference in New Mexico.
Drought? Climate Change? No Sweat for These Desert-Friendly Cattle
Cattle that came over with Columbus might be better bovines for the drought-plagued West.
The Worst Droughts in a Thousand Years Are Still to Come
Computer models combined with 1,000 years of climate data indicate that greenhouse gases will bring severe droughts to the Southwest and Central Plains by the end of the century.