November 27, 2020

Drought pushes Mississippi River water levels to historic low – VIDEO


Suzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent for the Guardian, investigates critical water levels on the Mississippi.

The river is an important super highway, transporting more goods than any other road or rail system in the US.

Water levels have now reached a historic low, threatening jobs and industry that depend on the Mississippi to survive.

It also impacts the exportation of crops and the importation crop nutrients.

See firsthand the impact to agriculture in this video, originally posted to The Guardian.




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