Overall Green alert Drought for South-West Australia-2023
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 10 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016588
Name: South-West Australia-2023
Countries: Australia
Start Date: End of Jul 2023
Duration: 327 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 101223 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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La fiducia degli agricoltori australiani cala dopo la mancanza di piog ... 2024-06-12T08:37+0200.

L'aumento dei costi degli input e il clima secco in alcune zone dell'Australia durante la stagione di semina delle colture invernali hanno ridotto i livelli di fiducia degli agricoltori, secondo un sondaggio trimestrale di Rabobank pubblica
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Intensifying Tropical Storms Threaten Seabirds, New Research Shows Tho ... 2024-06-11T12:37+0200.

More intense and frequent tropical cyclones and hurricanes are threatening some seabird populations more than previously thought, scientists said this week as they released a new study showing how a 2023 tropical cyclone wiped out 80 to 90
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Let's double down on resilience2024-06-10T03:29+0200.

This year has already seen a cascade of extreme weather events -- from devastating floods in Pakistan, to scorching heatwaves in the Sahel and West Africa -- leaving an indelible mark on many parts of the world. The increasing number of liv
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Senate report pulls feds down to earth on food security2024-06-07T11:36+0200.

Healthy soil is essential to food production. In addition to being a major carbon sink, good soil can help regulate the climate and prevent floods. It is also important for key ecological processes such as nutrient cycling and water purific
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),