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The downward population trend has hunters and those who depend on the revenue generated from hunting deeply concerned, as well as biologists who warn that thousands of dead deer are a red flag about the health of the entire ecosystem.
Chevron USA admitted that to meet a goal of developing a half million barrels of oil from sedimentary rock in northwest Colorado it would need 120,000 acre feet of water a year. That’s enough to meet the needs of 1 million people per year.
The Kenyan government has announced that it will start providing food and water for wildlife in the national parks worst affected by the drought now gripping much of East Africa. It's a desperate attempt to save the iconic animals that attract thousands of camera-toting tourists every year to the birthplace of the safari.