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Sea of white: 'Hundreds of thousands' of fish dead in Australia

"Hundreds of thousands" of fish have died in drought-stricken Australia in the last few days and more mass deaths are likely to occur, the authorities warned Tuesday.  Locals around the Darling River were confronted with a sea of white, as dead fish carpeted the waters near the southeastern Outback town of Menindee.  Just weeks after up to a million were killed—with scientists pointing to low water and oxygen levels as well as possibly toxic algae—another mass death occurred in the key agricultural region.  Read more...



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