The Last Green Lagoon: How and Why the Bush Administration Should Save the Colorado River Delta
- Dead delta's former productivity: Two trillion shells at the mouth of the Colorado River. Kowalewski, Michal; Serrano, Guillermo E. Avila // Geology;Dec2000, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p1059
Compares the biotic and environmental conditions before and after the collapse of the Colorado River delta in Mexico as a consequence of the constructions of dams and irrigation projects. Number and age of shells of Mulinia coloradoensis and Chione fluctifraga; Estimation of past benthic...
- Colorado river delta reborn. // New Scientist;3/29/2014, Vol. 221 Issue 2962, p7
The article reports on the March 23, 2014 release of a water pulse from dams on the Colorado river as an environmental experiment to rejuvenate the river's dry delta.
- No Agua, No Vida. Trotter, John // Nieman Reports;Spring2005, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p12
This article chronicles the slow death of the Colorado River Delta, Mexico, and the effect this has on the native Cucapa tribe who rely on this water. The Colorado River supports more than 30 million people in the U.S. and millions more south of the border. Without it, civilization, as...
- Fighting the Delta Blues. Angulo, César // NACLA Report on the Americas;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p22
Discusses the conservation and restoration of the Colorado River Delta in Mexico. Factors that can help in the survival of the Delta; Contribution of the Delta and its environs to the region's biodiversity; Efforts of the Cocopah tribe to defend the Delta; Goals of the Ecological Association of...
- A River Resurrected. REESE, APRIL // Discover;Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p25
The article focuses on the launch of a pulse flow of water from a Morelos Dam on the border of the U.S. and Mexico on March 23, 2014. Topics include the binational agreement between Mexico and the U.S. to restore the Colorado River channel, how the pulse flow will impact river ecosystems, and...
- Colorado river back from the dead. Hodson, Hal // New Scientist;3/15/2014, Vol. 221 Issue 2960, p8
The article discusses an ecological experiment planned for March 23, 2014, by geoscientist Karl Flessa of the University of Arizona and colleagues that will simulate a spring flood on the Colorado river in an effort to restore the river delta ecosystem. Topics include the damming of the river...
- A Kiss that Brought Hope to River Lovers. WOCKNER, GARY // Progressive Populist;6/15/2014, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p6
The article mentions the initiative of the U.S. and Mexico state government to restore the Colorado River Delta in Mexico by combining the Colorado River and the Sea of Cortez in May 2014 and mentions the plan of various state governments to drain water from the River for various water projects.
- Tecolutla and Nautla Deltas, Veracruz, Mexico: Texture to Evaluate Sediment Entrapment on Deltaic Plains and Bypassing onto the Gulf of Mexico Margin. Okazaki, Hiroko; Stanley, Jean-Daniel; Wright, Eric E. // Journal of Coastal Research;Summer2001, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p755
Investigates sediment transport in the Tecolutla and Nautla deltas in Veracruz, Mexico. Grain size distribution; Overbank deposition; Sediment entrapment.
- Into the heart of glaciers. Peter, Carsten // National Geographic;Feb96, Vol. 189 Issue 2, p70
Presents photographs of glacier caves being explored. INSETS: Galleries of ice.;Going with the flow, by William E. Newcott.;Heights of the depths..