The California Delta

University Professor Chris Rolinson toured the California Delta at this year’s Society of Environmental Journalists Conference. Here is what he saw,

“A short informational about the distressed California Delta region,” Rolinson describes. “The area contains fertile farmland, but due to soil decomposition and water demands, the land is sinking at a rate of one foot per year. Some areas of the delta are 25 feet below sea level and farming there is unsustainable.”

 

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