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.