ecology

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA - JULY 23:  Emerald Bay lies under blue skies at Lake Tahoe on July 23, 2014 near South Lake Tahoe, California. Lake Tahoe is among Califonria's major tourist attractions.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Lake Tahoe Level Falls To 5-Year Low

The lingering drought has drained Lake Tahoe below its natural rim for the first time in 5 years, cutting off the flow of the Truckee River.

10/17/2014

A House panel will ask farmers and community leaders for input into relieving the state's drought. (Getty Images)

California Hosting Congressional Hearing On Drought

House committee will hear from farmers, communities leaders and state officials.

03/19/2014

Visitors to Yosemite will be encouraged to park in designated off-road areas while exploring the Tuolumne River. (Getty Images)

Yosemite National Park: No More Parking By The River

Plan prohibits visitors from leaving their cars on the roadside near the Tuolumne River.

03/14/2014

File photo of a water faucet. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Earth Forced To Operate On Ecological Deficit For Rest Of 2013

An environmentally focused think tank has announced that the Earth will be living in what they referred to as an ecological deficit for the remainder of the year.

08/21/2013