Precipitation News

Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2012

Below is a quick review of some of the biggest environmental stories of 2012. The "top stories" are listed in no particular order. Scientists: we're reaching a tipping point (Hance)…

Rainforest fungi, plants fuel rainfall

Salt compounds released by fungi and plants in the Amazon rainforest have an important role in the formation of rain clouds, reports research published in the journal Science. Scientists in…

Chart: US suffers record drought

Map shows the level of drought and dryness across the US. Map courtesy US Department of Agriculture. Click to enlarge. An exceptional drought is still scorching major parts of Texas,…
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