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There Is No Quick-fix for California's Drought

By Jamie Rappaport Clark

Short-term solutions could have long-term impacts

Despite recent rain, California is still in the midst of an historic drought. The past year has been the state’s driest on record since 1895. We have seen a lot of news coverage on how the lack of rain and snowfall over the last three years is impacting farmers, ranchers, fishermen and small communities. Even large cities are suffering. But we have heard less about how the drought is affecting the birds, fish and other wildlife that depend on California’s natural resources just as much as we do.

As the drought continues, it is getting …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green