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Drought of 2012 conjures up Dust bowl Memories.

Drought of 2012 conjures up Dust bowl Memories. | *The Dust Bowl of the Great Plains* | Scoop.it
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Millions were affected and thousands were killed in the 1930s' Dust Bowl era. Experts say we're a long way from a Dust Bowl repeat, but note major challenges. New tools and techniques have made it easier for farmers to adapt, with limits.

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Dust Bowl soil is now same as Chinese desert - Kansas Memory

Dust Bowl soil is now same as Chinese desert - Kansas Memory | *The Dust Bowl of the Great Plains* | Scoop.it
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Why the New Ken Burns Documentary on the Dust Bowl Has Lessons to Teach Us

Why the New Ken Burns Documentary on the Dust Bowl Has Lessons to Teach Us | *The Dust Bowl of the Great Plains* | Scoop.it
The U.S. experienced the worst drought in half a century this year. But it's nothing compared to the man-made devastation of the Dust Bowl, as a new documentary shows.

Via Cathryn Wellner
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10 Words Dust Bowl Vocab.

Consolidated - make (something) physically stronger or more solid.

Awe-Inspiring - arousing awe through being impressive, formidable, or magnificent.

 

Interspersed - scatter among or between other things; place here and there.

 

Preparatory - serving as or carrying out preparation for a task or undertaking.

 

Optimism - hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful outcome of something.

 

Impending - be about to happen.

 

Forlorn - pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely.

 

Forsworn - past participle.

 

Stagnate - cease to flow or move; become stagnant.

 

Vividly - producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind

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The Dust Bowl: 2012 vs. 1930s - weather.com

The Dust Bowl: 2012 vs. 1930s - weather.com | *The Dust Bowl of the Great Plains* | Scoop.it
There have been many comparisons between 2012's growing drought and the 1930's Dust Bowl. We take you back in history to the Dust Bowl and explain what happened meteorologically, agriculturally, and culturally.
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Dust storm's sweep awe-inspiring, fearful, yet beautiful, says Mrs. Doane - Kansas Memory

Dust storm's sweep awe-inspiring, fearful, yet beautiful, says Mrs. Doane - Kansas Memory | *The Dust Bowl of the Great Plains* | Scoop.it
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The Dust Bowl Revisited: 2012

The Dust Bowl Revisited: 2012 | *The Dust Bowl of the Great Plains* | Scoop.it
While our understanding of and respect for the soil is greater now than it was at the turn of the last century, erosion still exceeds new soil formation on most acres.
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