Murray Cod Australia says no effect from Darling River fish deaths
12 January, 2019, 04:37 | Author: Darnell Taylor
Fish kills have been caused by a Low Dissolved Oxygen event associated with the rapid die off of an algal bloom along this section of the river. "They are often the only place with drinking water and so critical for wildlife such as kangaroos, parrots and pigeons".
The town of Menindee "stinks" and there are fears more fish will die as the water quality continues to worsen, local Kate McBride told AAP on Friday.
Dick Arnold and Rob McBride held up two massive fish as they accused the government and cotton growers for the "man made environmental disaster" which they said made them feel like crying.
"It's devastating to see the hundreds of thousands of fish killed earlier this week and we believe this is one of the largest fish kills ever seen", Mr Blair later said in a statement.
Upriver the basin is about 20% full but in the lower Darling River levels are as low as 5%, a spokeswoman for the Murray Darling Basin Authority said. "Without more water available to flow through the system, it is possible more fish will die during summer".
NSW Labor confirmed that it would seek to overturn the plan - supported by all basin state governments and the Morrison government - to effectively decommission the Menindee Lakes System.
"Coupled with the extensive drought and the simple fact there has been little-to-no rain, the release of water from the lakes has exacerbated the conditions leading to these fish deaths". He added the SDL project at Menindee, which aims to save 105 gigalitres a water a year, must proceed.
"On the Barwon-Darling, the impact on cotton production is even more devastating with zero hectares of cotton being grown in Bourke this season, down from 4,000 hectares the year before", the general manager of Cotton Australia, Michael Murray, said. "You would blow up the [Murray-Darling Basin] Plan".
The Board at Murray Cod Australia (ASX:MCA) says their fish stocks have not been affected by the recent fish deaths on the Darling River.
But it is former Green now independent MP Jeremy Buckingham's hilarious reaction during a Facebook video that is drawing all the attention, for the wrong reasons.
That's not to say Murray Cod Australia hasn't experienced its own disastrous codtastrophe.
A video of people holding up the dead fish from the latest incident has gone viral as local farmers and the community blame the state government's mismanagement of the Murray-Darling Basin.
"It should be inconceivable that a $13 billion water reform developed in response to drought has failed at its first drought", she said.
Peter Hannam writes on environment issues for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
Affected airbags were made with the chemical ammonium nitrate and the airbags were prone to exploding once deployed. The Takata airbag recall affects more than 100 million vehicles and almost 20 automotive brands around the world.
These actions inspired Netflix to release a statement, urging people not to put themselves in danger with the viral challenge . She then skidded into the other lanes and hit another vehicle , a light pole and a sound wall.
Prior to this week , she had never missed a day of work in her more than 25 years as a Supreme Court justice. Like the liberal civil rights icon Marshall, who retired for health reasons during the George H.W.
Meanwhile, Chelsea FC are now preparing for their home clash against Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday night. I am very happy with the player, because he's improving a lot, I think, in the defensive phase.
OPEC and its allies decided last month to cut their overall output by 1.2 million bpd starting January to shore up sliding prices. In December, the Organization of Oil Exporting Countries chose to reduce oil supply by 1.2 million barrels starting January.
Diego Simeone refused to comment on Atletico Madrid's alleged interest in signing Alvaro Morata on a six-month loan deal. This season Alvaro Morata has played in 24 games for Chelsea in all competitions scoring just five nine goals .
Zach Randolph could be returning to NY if the National Basketball Association trade deal involving Enes Kanter materializes. Kanter is on an expiring $18.6 million contract, while Randolph's is worth $11.6 million, northjersey.com noted.
Carlos Ghosn: Ex-Nissan chair faces 'two new charges'
The charges add to an earlier charge of under-reporting his income by around half over the five years through March 2015. Another accusation - that he rolled personal investment losses onto Nissan - came to no cost to the company, Ghosn said.
Monaco's Henry names second Chelsea player he wants
Fabregas won two Premier League titles, two FA Cups and a League Cup in 501 appearances in English football. He joined Chelsea from Barcelona in 2014, having played 303 times for Arsenal between 2003 and 2011.
US cancer death rate hits milestone
However, this age group now represents one-third of all male cancer survivors and one-fourth of all female cancer survivors. However, in adults under the age of 55 years, there was an increase of about 2% in new cases per year since the mid-1990s.