Lake Tahoe being challenged by drought, invasive species and Catastrophic Wildfire

August 20, 2014 2:18 PM

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On Tuesday, officials stated that the large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of US, Lake Tahoe, is facing various threats like drought, catastrophic wildfire, invasive species and climate change.

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have evaluated that the lake will fall below its natural rim level this year due to the extreme climate change that has occurred in and around the lake. This comes one year after California and Nevada resolved a long-standing dispute over developme...

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