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The Best Resources For Learning About The Drought Of 2012 (& Beyond)

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Much of the United States, and other parts of the world, is suffering from drought this year, and there’s a danger of it continuing.

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Here are my choices for The Best Resources For Learning About The Drought Of 2012 (& Beyond):

How to drought-proof your home – interactive is from The Guardian.

An Interactive History of the Texas Drought is from NPR.

Here’s a “Big Book” about drought.

The drought of 2012 is a Washington Post slideshow.

Severe Drought In Texas is a TIME slideshow (however, I can’t tell if this is about this year’s drought or a previous one).

Comparing droughts: 1934 and 2012 is an interactive from USA Today.

Parched Earth is a Wall Street Journal slideshow.

Parched Earth is also the name of a Wall Street Journal interactive map of the United States.

Poor Harvest is a panoramic photo from The Wall Street Journal.

Drought Affects Nation’s Breadbasket is a New York Times slideshow.

Drought’s Footprint is a NY Times graphic.

Widespread Drought Is Likely to Worsen is a NY Times article.

CNN has tons of related videos. Just click on “CNN videos.”

Interactive: Mapping The U.S. Drought is from NPR.

Drought For Kids

CNN has an animated map of drought conditions in the U.S.

Drought and Deluge in the Lower 48 is an interactive from The New York Times.

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