Amid driest conditions on record, New Mexico sweats every spark (via The Christian Science Monitor)


New Mexico is a tinderbox ready to spark. In its third consecutive year of drought, the state is currently experiencing the warmest, driest conditions on record. According to New Mexico state climatologist David DuBois, the trees, plants, and wildlife…

[Image: Antelope in a field at Sevilleta national wildlife refuge in New Mexico, via Wikipedia Commons]