Nearly two decades ago, when I first visited the delta of the Colorado River in northwestern Mexico, I became obsessed with the idea that major rivers like the Colorado were running dry. I knew what the Colorado Delta had once been—a 2-million-acre expanse of wetlands, lagoons, braided channels, and towering riverside cottonwoods and willows that… Read more »
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We’ve seen rivers running dry all around the world, from being dammed and diverted, and here’s one ecosystem of great significance that two countries are working cooperatively to try to restore. So many others need restoration too. Sandra Postel National Geographic Read more.