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  • 2-Gates Fish Protection Demonstration Project

    2-Gates Fish Protection Demonstration Project

    Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) | July 16, 2009...
    Summary

    The 2-Gates Project proposes an alternative management strategy to achieve protection of the delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus). The Central Valley Project (CVP) and State...

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  • A global spatial analysis reveals where marine aquaculture can benefit nature and people

    A global spatial analysis reveals where marine aquaculture can benefit nature and people

    PloS ONE | October 9, 2019...
    Summary

    Aquaculture of bivalve shellfish and seaweed represents a global opportunity to simultaneously advance coastal ecosystem recovery and provide substantive benefits to humanity. To identify marine...

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  • California’s Future: Water

    California’s Future: Water

    Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | January 31, 2020...
    Summary

    Water management in California has always been challenging. The state’s variable climate is marked by long droughts and severe floods, with stark regional...

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  • California’s Severe Drought Has Only Marginal Impacts on Food Prices

    California’s Severe Drought Has Only Marginal Impacts on Food Prices

    University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics | May 14, 2015...
    Summary

    The extreme drought that has gripped California over the past several years is causing onerous adjustments in the natural and human environments. Agriculture,...

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  • California’s Water: Climate Change and Water

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    California’s Water: Climate Change and Water

    Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | October 1, 2016...
    Summary

    California’s climate is warming and becoming more variable. While the state is a leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, its water system was...

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  • California’s Water: Energy and Water

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    California’s Water: Energy and Water

    Public Policy Institute of California | October 1, 2016...
    Summary

    Energy and water use in the state are interconnected yet managed separately. This brief describes the synergies and tradeoffs between the two sectors...

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  • California’s Water: Managing Droughts

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    California’s Water: Managing Droughts

    Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | October 1, 2016...
    Summary

    California is prone to multi-year droughts. Diverse, coordinated approaches are needed to stretch our water supply, ensure safe drinking water for at-risk communities,...

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  • California’s Water: Paying for Water

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    California’s Water: Paying for Water

    Public Policy Institute of California | October 1, 2016...
    Summary

    Sustainable solutions by state and local leaders are needed to close serious funding gaps in a number of critical areas of water management—including...

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  • California’s Water: Preparing for Floods

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    California’s Water: Preparing for Floods

    Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | October 1, 2016...
    Summary

    One in five residents and billions of dollars in assets are vulnerable to flooding. Climate change brings new vulnerabilities. This brief describes new...

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  • California’s Water: Protecting Headwaters

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    California’s Water: Protecting Headwaters

    Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | October 1, 2016...
    Summary

    Mountainous regions provide most of the state’s water supply. But major problems loom— from a growing risk of wildfires to a shrinking snowpack....

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