delta smelt

  • In Photos: California Farmers Versus the Delta Smelt

    California farmers have been cut off from surface water supplies amidst a historic drought, in part because state and federal agencies say the river water is needed to protect the habitat of an endangered fish.

  • I Visited the Lake Town That LA Turned into a Salt Flat

    The Owens Valley dust bowl was an ecological disaster with far-reaching consequences, and it was caused by the creation of Los Angeles. Today, industry would love to march right into a similar ecological disaster.

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