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The Colorado River Runs Dry

The Colorado River Runs Dry | human impact on colorado river | Scoop.it

This article discusses the impact humans have on the sustainability of the Colorado River. Damming of the river to control water direction for human use causes life in the river to deteriorate. These dams help to serve a total of 30 million people in 7 different states as well as parts of Mexico. Along with the effects of damming comes irrigation which negitively impacts the river as well.


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'Watershed' documentary examines hopeful options for Colorado River

'Watershed' documentary examines hopeful options for Colorado River | human impact on colorado river | Scoop.it
A new movie by the Robert Redford family seeks to change the Colorado River's story from "A River No More" to a river of hope.
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