Pala, CA – The Pala Environmental Department, USDA Southwest Climate Hub, and the DOI Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center announce the Come Rain or Shine Podcast and the Drought Impacts on Mental Health Episode, which features Pala Environmental Department Director Shasta Gaughen.
Pala Environmental Department Director Shasta Gaughen was featured as a guest on the April 7, 2021 episode Drought Impacts on Mental Health of the Come Rain or Shine podcast produced by the USDA Southwest Climate Hub and the DOI Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center. Dr. Gaughen spoke about how climate change is increasing the severity of droughts and how drought stress impacts mental health in Tribal communities.
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USDA Southwest Climate Hub & DOI Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center
Collaborative product of the USDA Southwest Climate Hub and the DOI Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center. Here we highlight stories to share the most recent advances in climate science, weather and climate adaptation, and innovative practices to support resilient landscapes and communities. We believe that sharing some of the most forward-thinking and creative climate science and adaptation will strengthen our collective ability to respond to even the most challenging impacts of climate change and one of the hottest and driest regions of the world. New episodes on the first Wednesday of each month!