What Can Australia Teach California About Drought?

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With the Golden State entering its fifth year of drought, people are looking Down Under for solutions

Period1 Dec 2015

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  • TitleWhat Can Australia Teach California About Drought?
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletSmithsonian
    Media typeWeb
    DescriptionAs California enters its fifth year of drought, finding fresh water and more efficient ways to use it has become more important than ever. Even if El Niño brings some relief to southern California this winter, as is currently expected, people in the state have realized that they need to prepare for a drier future. Much of California relies on Rocky Mountain snowmelt for water—and scientists have predicted that source will dwindle over the coming decades.
    Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/what-can-australia-teach-california-about-drought-180957365/#pQ9Ktrvr1Fsj2vD1.99
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    Producer/Author Sarah Zielinski
    PersonsAnas Ghadouani