Environment

6:16pm

Thu January 27, 2011
Environment

Water Report Casts Dim Future for Colorado

Another state report is out giving dire predictions about the future of water supplies in arid Colorado, even as the state's population continues to boom. The report shows that unless more conservation and other water projects move forward, up to 700,000 acres of farmland could be dried up in the state by 2050.
The release of the Statewide Water Supply Initiative comes as water managers from around the region are meeting for a Colorado Water Congress summit.

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3:30pm

Thu January 27, 2011
Opinion

Ant Farm: The Big Chill And Tunnels Of Love

Originally published on Thu January 27, 2011 3:11 pm

Milton Levine in 2006
Damian Dovarganes AP

Laurel Dalrymple is a home page editor at NPR.org

Despite the Xbox 360s, lifelike squawking hamsters and remote-controlled flying fairies now on the market, my 8-year-old daughter asked for just one thing last Christmas: an ant farm.

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