Daily Mail: 53 different species of fish are at elevated risk of extinction…

By MICHAEL THOMSEN FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

PUBLISHED: 3 March 2020 | UPDATED: 5 March 2020

53 different species of fish are at elevated risk of extinction thanks to cattle farms around the Colorado River basin, which have depleted the region’s freshwater supplies to grow water-hungry feed crops like alfalfa

  • A new study shows cattle farms are responsible for 55 percent of the water taken from the Colorado River every year
  • That’s put 53 species of fish at risk of extinction in 690 different parts of the river
  • The team blame water hungry crops like alfalfa and corn, grown to feed cows

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