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YOUTH VOICE: Drying Out — Climate Change Killing Australia’s Source of Life

October 19, 2010 by

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BY RHIANNON OATES. the Murray Darling Basin is used for producing one third of Australia’s food supply, forty percent of our nation’s agricultural income and involves about seventy percent of Australia’s irrigation. It is the main source of life and wealth in Australia. However despite all it’s worth the MDB has been decreasing in health and is reaching a devastating crisis point for many Australians. So how did we let Australia’s most relied on water supply deteriorate so much?