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Many western states are hoping the El Niño storm system will alleviate the historic drought there and save them from the fate of other parts of the world like Saudi Arabia.

That desert nation, famous for its oil, has drained its ground water supply by growing crops like hay to feed their dairy cows. But now the Saudis have found another desert to grow hay in.

Nathan Halverson and Ike Sriskandarajah from Here & Now contributor Reveal pick up the story.


This segment aired on November 3, 2015.

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