The huge King Fire in California continues to burn, helped along by this year’s drought. Why do some wildfires spread, while others do not?
The California drought is threatening the nation’s food supply; fires are a risk as well. What implications are there for the state’s forests and farmers?
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in California, Texas, and Arizona are worrying officials – although researchers have detected no yellow fever virus among them.
Known as the most dangerous earthquake fault in North America, the Hayward Fault, in San Francisco, is well known as a time bomb to those who live and work along its 150 mile track. To begin with, it is pretty obvious that something is on the move. The Hayward fault has a creep mechanism, where […]