Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Minnesota to Louisiana

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Environmental & Science Education
Water & Watersheds
Edward Hessler

Like "dem bones" that are connected from feet to head, so is the Mississippi connected from its top (Itasca State Park) to its bottom (Nawlins).

In How can the Midwest fix the ocean it has killed?MPR's Cody Nelson describes this great dying, one in progress, and discusses some possible fixes, none of which are easy and all of which demand changes with different consequences depending on who it affects directly.

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