Latest River deltas Stories
The Gulf of Mexico: what role will the Mississippi River play in oil washing ashore and into delta wetlands?
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb.
Egyptâ€™s rich and agriculturally fertile Nile Delta is being threatened by rising sea waters, forcing farmers to take actions to save their lands.
Diverting sediment-rich water from the Mississippi River below New Orleans could generate new land in the river's delta in the next century.
Agency Actions Harmful to Listed Species BAKERSFIELD, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta (Coalition) and the Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) have formally sued a number of federal agencies for their failure to comply with the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in relation to their activities in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Federal agencies, including U.S.
Government Actions Exacerbating Water Crisis BAKERSFIELD, Calif., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta and the Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) today joined other water users in California by filing suit against federal agencies challenging regulatory restrictions placed on the state's water operations.
I can't prove it, but I'd be willing to bet that the delta formed by the confluence of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers is not exactly top of mind for most Californians, if they know about it at all. The marshy triangle south of Sacramento is home to relatively few people.
Black Sea saltwater threatens wildlife ANKARA, July 7 (Xinhua) -- A recent intrusion by Black Sea saltwater into the wetlands of the Kizilirmak Delta in Turkey has increased salt levels in the area's lakes, with negative effects on wildlife in the region, local Today's Zaman reported on Monday.
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