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WELL - Resource Centre Network for Water, Sanitation and Environmental Health
So even if a household does not have enough storage to last throughout the dry season, a wet season supply (from a rainwater catchment) saves them the journey when it is most useful ... water source nearby. Intermittent - in situations with one long rainy season when all water demands are met by rainwater; however, during the dry season water is collected from non-rainwater sources. Partial - ...
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dambos
These are shallow depressions, often located near rivers, which fill with water during the rainy season. Due to the frequent presence of water, tall grasses are associated with dambos. A dambo ... of vegetative growth makes them look quite different from the surrounding area. Even in the dry season, the dambos appear greener than other areas. Vegetation in dambos that are frequently flooded is ...
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October 4, 2001: Worsening Water Shortages Threaten China's Food Security
During 1997, 99,900 wells were abandoned as they ran dry. Some 221,900 new wells were drilled. The desperate quest ... Yellow, and the Huai-are excessive, leading them to run dry during the dry season, sometimes for extended periods of time. The flow of ... the 1990s. As water tables fall, springs dry up, streams cease to flow, rivers run dry, and lakes disappear. Hebei Province once had ...
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ECHO: Networking Global Hunger Solutions
Crops may be concentrated along rivers or in ravines during dry seasons. Possible vegetables for use in either the wet or dry season include pigeon pea, eggplant, pumpkin, chaya, and okra. Sweet potato, corn and possibly rice are wet season alternatives. ...
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Neotropical Grasslands: Habitat, Plants and Animals
Caatinga – Areas of dry shrub lands in northeast Brazil, extend over 800,000 square kilometers. They have virtually no grass substrate and more dry season moisture availability. Do not qualify ... of dry season cover in well-drained areas. Traditional dry season burning is often used to obtain fresh growth and to restore calcium to the soil that had built up in the dry grasses. ...
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Climate Prediction Center - Expert Assessments: United States Seasonal Drought Outlook
In fact, it is likely that the area of drought over the West will expand ...
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Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble, Chapter3. Emerging Water Shortages falling water tables rivers running dry disappearing lakes farmers losing to cities scarcity crossing national borders food bubble economy lake ch
Civilization in Trouble, Chapter3. Emerging Water Shortages falling water tables rivers running dry disappearing lakes farmers losing to cities scarcity crossing national borders food bubble economy ... it is needed, thereby maximizing water use efficiency. Groundwater is also available during the dry season, enabling many farmers in mild climatic regions to double crop. To illustrate, yields of ...
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Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Madagascar dry deciduous forests (AT0202)
Kirindy, Madagascar Photograph by David Olson Southern Africa: Northwestern Madagascar Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests 58,400 square miles (151,300 square kilometers) -- about the size ... bottle-shaped baobab trees, whose bulging trunks hold stores of water for the dry season. Special Features This ecoregion boasts several outcroppings of fantastically eroded spires called karsts-- ...
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Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Zambezian Cryptosepalum dry forests (AT0203)
Lunda Norte province, Angola Photograph by Brian Huntley Southern Africa: Zambia (Angola) Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests 14,700 square miles (38,200 square kilometers) -- about the size of ... C). Three seasons can be distinguished: a hot, dry season from August to October; a hot, wet season from November to April; and a cool, dry season from May to July. Bushpigs eat a variety ...
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Being In Season:
Interpreter and her volunteer work as Youth Facilitator. Being In Season: A Weekend in the Wilderness If you have ever ascended ... a gastronomical delight, for it still had some high dry grasses, low dry grasses and a variety of green grasses. My attention ... for their lives or surrender their fleeting existence to the new season. Clouds continued to loom above us toying with the continuation of ...
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