Today, the Yaqui catfish...is functionally extinct in the United States.
July 10, 2020 8:59 AM   Subscribe

"The only catfish native to the Western U.S. is running out of water - The Yaqui catfish was going extinct. Then came the border wall." More than just an article about an endangered fish, the piece goes into the complicated ties between colonialism, resource exploitation, international borders, tribal rights, and climate change. Single link High Country News. They allow 4 free articles a month for non-subscribers.
posted by primalux (2 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite
 
Archived version in case you're over your limit on High Country News articles for the month.
posted by The Pluto Gangsta at 11:06 AM on July 10 [1 favorite]


High Country News is well worth a couple of your clicks, or even dollars: they do good work on the environmental/social justice/native rights axis.
posted by suelac at 4:48 PM on July 10 [2 favorites]


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