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This World Water Day, a Recovery Plan Is More Important Than Ever

Twenty-two years ago, the United Nations General Assembly declared March 22 to be World Water Day. In a world is facing a severe and growing water crisis without a roadmap, this day is more important than ever. Our collective abuse of water has caused the planet to enter "a new geologic age" -- a "planetary transformation" akin to the retreat of the glaciers more than 11,000 years ago. This is according to 500 renowned scientists brought together in Bonn at the invitation of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on May 2013.

Droughts Stings Honey Industry

LOS BANOS, Calif. - California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.The state is traditionally one of the country's lar...