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Sasha Khokha

Sasha Khokha appears in the following:

Why California's Drought-Stressed Fruit May Be Better For You

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Is California's severe drought hurting the nutrient content of fruit? No, preliminary data on pomegranates suggest. The fruit may be smaller, but packed with more antioxidants, tests show.

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As Their Wells Run Dry, California Residents Blame Thirsty Farms

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Many rural residents rely on private wells for tap water. As the severe drought continues, many are wondering why farms seem to be getting water ahead of families.

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Drought Has Drillers Running After Shrinking California Water Supply

Monday, June 30, 2014

Farmers and ranchers, increasingly reliant on pumping groundwater, are desperate to have more and more wells installed. This frenzy could deplete California's aquifers, experts say.

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As Yosemite Park Turns 150, Charms And Challenges Endure

Saturday, June 28, 2014

In 1864, Abraham Lincoln set aside the nation's first federally-protected wilderness areas. Visitors have enjoyed Yosemite's wonders ever since โ€” sometimes to the point of endangering them.

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Female Farm Workers Speak Up About Sexual Harassment

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Female laborers are starting to speak up about the hidden price some pay to keep their jobs in the fields: enduring sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape. It can be emotionally difficult for any rape victim to press criminal charges, but female farm workers have to overcome additional cultural hurdles. (This story originally aired on Nov. 6, 2013 on All Things Considered.)

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Despite Barriers, Farm Worker Breaks Silence About Rape Case

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Female farm workers are starting to speak up about the hidden price some pay to keep their jobs in the fields: enduring sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape. It can be emotionally difficult for any rape victim to press criminal charges, but for female farm workers, there are other obstacles.

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Silenced By Status, Farm Workers Face Rape, Sexual Abuse

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Farm workers do backbreaking work to bring fresh produce to our tables. But one secret about life in the fields is a chilling power dynamic that can allow supervisors to sexually assault farm workers in remote orchards and packinghouses.

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