MAR 31, 2015 10:38 AM PDT

The West's Ongoing Drought.

A gangplank sits on what is now dry lakebed at Lake Powell in Arizona
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  • Andrew J. Dunlop lives and writes in a little town near Boston. He's interested in space, the Earth, and the way that humans and other species live on it.
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