Rapid Climate Change, Megadrought Putting Historic Stress On Grand Canyon’s Ecosystem

NBC News published this video item, entitled “Rapid Climate Change, Megadrought Putting Historic Stress On Grand Canyon’s Ecosystem” – below is their description.

The decades-long megadrought in the West is taking a toll on the Grand Canyon, shrinking the Colorado River by 20% and impacting fishing and farming industries. NBC News’ Steve Patterson explains how the canyon’s problems will affect nearly 40 million people living in the region.

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