Climate change claims a new victim: The slow demise of Califonia’s golden trout

Salon: Driving through the Owens Valley, a scenic 75-mile-long, U-shaped cul-de-sac on the east side of the Sierras, confirmed extremely dry conditions. California’s prolonged drought wasn’t just visible in the low stream flows, charred hillsides and snowless Sierra Nevada Mountains, but I could hear it. In the small town of Lone Pine, I overheard a man say: “I guess we won’t get to shower until next winter.” The water situation for local fish isn’t much better. For my journey – a day’s drive followed......

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