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More than two dozen rail cars went crashing into the sand as a cargo train derailed in the California desert, near the remote Mojave community of Ludlow. Officials said no one was injured and a hazardous materials spill was quickly mitigated.

More than two dozen rail cars went crashing into the sand as a cargo train derailed in the California desert, near the remote Mojave community of Ludlow. Officials said no one was injured and a hazardous materials spill was quickly mitigated.

In the 100 years since that last survey, an average of 43 percent of the wildlife that once lived in the Mojave Desert had gone.

Periods of breezy conditions may continue for the next couple of hours across the Mojave desert, but will abate soon after. #CAwx 

The beautiful turquoise waters at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge are part of the largest remaining oasis in the Mojave Desert#Nevada 

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Watch for gusty winds developing this afternoon below the Tehachapi Mountain passes and Mojave desert area. Gusts 35-45 mph will be possible late this afternoon and evening.

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Avi Kwa Ame is Mojave for Spirit Mountain – a sacred landscape to more than 10 tribes, and for Yuman tribes is their spiritual birthplace. It is also one of the most visually stunning and biologically diverse lands in the entire Mojave Desert.

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake rattles Mojave Desert in California

A HIGH WIND WATCH is in effect for parts of California including in the mojave desert'>West Mojave Desert, Owens Valley, & East Sierra Slopes. Wind impacts & difficult driving conditions due to west gusts 50-60MPH are likely Saturday. Plan ahead before traveling! @CHP_Barstow  @CHP_Bishop  #cawx 

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HEADS UP for possible High Winds on Saturday. HIGH WIND WATCH in effect for the mojave desert saturday'>Western Mojave Desert Saturday afternoon & evening. Wind gusts 50-60 mph and possibly stronger.

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Qantas' last Boeing 747 jet drew a kangaroo in the sky off the Australian coast as it began its final flight to retirement in the Mojave Desert, ending the model's almost half a century of service at the carrier.

NCT 127 Reveal Their Personal 'Heaven' and Spill Details on Shooting Their New Music Video in the Mojave Desert

8:07pm. Mojave Desert. Moonlight strikes 107,000+ solar mirrors, creating a portrait of Apollo 11 programmer Margaret Hamilton. Bigger than Central Park, we made this tribute to honor her contributions to Apollo and software engineering → #Apollo50th 

JUST IN: Federal court overturns Trump administration decision that would have allowed the use of a railroad right-of-way to PLUNDER a vital Mojave aquifer. Great news! We must protect the desert from dangerous water grabs!

BREAKING: The House just passed a package of bills that includes my bill to protect the Mojave Desert. From desert tortoises to bighorn sheep and iconic Joshua trees, the beauty of the California desert is unrivaled. It’s a defining part of our state, and I’m proud to protect it.

Uh.....did you know scientists are worried about a theoretical California “mega-storm” that “would last for weeks and send more than 1.5 million people fleeing,” cause 3x as much damage as The Big One and form new lakes in the Central Valley/Mojave Desert?

California has a plan to balance renewable energy and conservation in the Mojave Desert—but the Trump administration wants to scrap it. We don’t need to pit clean energy against conservation; we can have both.

Thousands paid tribute to victims of the Vegas attack by lighting sky lanterns at a festival in the Mojave Desert.

Thousands paid tribute to Vegas attack victims by lighting sky lanterns at a weekend festival in the Mojave Desert.

California Senate committee just voted 7-2 to protect the Mojave Desert from the harmful Cadiz water project. Great win but we can't let up!

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