Fish, Farms, and the Clash of Cultures in the Klamath Basin

Doremus, Holly; Tarlock, A. Dan
August 2003
Ecology Law Quarterly;2003, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p279
Academic Journal
Explores the choices that led to the environmental crisis in the Klamath region of northern California and Southern Oregon. Information on the Klamath crisis; Lessons from the Klamath experience which deals with the relationship between environmental law, science, economics and the sustainability of irrigated agricultural communities in the West; Background of the Klamath river basin; Details on the Klamath project.


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