Disappearing Salton Sea

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Salton Sea

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The barren earth and dead trees reveal the blight of the Salton Sea, the largest lake in California, where water conservation efforts are attempting to restore the once natural playground and tourist site. The evaporating Salton Sea is the flashpoint for the latest dispute in California's water wars, testing an uneasy alliance that has sought to wean the Golden State from overreliance on Colorado River water.

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