Murray Darling Case Study of Unsustainable Water Use
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The Boomerang Effect: A Case Study of the Murray‐Darling Basin Plan
By decreasing pH level, the aluminium level increases and causes toxic water for fish. Toxicity doesn't necessary kill the fish but they have a negative impact on their size and weight. Moreover, acid rains affect the reproduction of fish. It also lowers down their ability to receive all necessery oxygen and nutrients which they need for everyday survival.
The Murray Darling Basin faces a dramatically drier future, with data indicating inflows to some major rivers will halve by , as experts warn authorities are failing to keep pace with climate change. River managers have been accused of failing to adapt to the latest climate change science, which foreshadows a vastly drier future for the Murray Darling Basin. Credit: Janie Barrett. Australia has warmed by about 1.