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Back from late October, National Geographic, as part of an overarching project on global water issues, gave us this stunning video of the Condit Dam in Washington State being demolished. The ecology of the area
National Geographic provides us with some extra details in their summary: (I almost said abstract)
"For 98 years, the 125-foot high Condit Dam in southeastern Washington State held back the White Salmon River, creating a serene lake, but choking off the waterway to salmon. Wednesday, in an historic effort, the dam was dramatically breached, and ecologists hope the increased flow of water will restore the waterway to fish and other aquatic organisms, as well as the birds and mammals that rely on them."
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