Topic: Irrigation

Groundwater Depletion in Semiarid Regions of Texas and California Threatens U.S. Food Security

May 29, 2012

The nation's food supply may be vulnerable to rapid groundwater depletion from irrigated agriculture, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and elsewhere.

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Water in the desert

Feb. 9, 2009

Visit a small town in Coahuila, Mexico called Cuatro CiƩnegas where spring pools and years of isolation have resulted in uniquely endemic species evolving in isolation, similar to the Galapagos Islands.

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