"Why The Colorado River Stopped Flowing" - Questions

  1. How long is the Colorado River and what states (7) and countries (2) does it run through?
  2. What is a "river delta"?
  3. What happened to the Colorado River Delta?
  4. Describe how the Colorado River Delta used to look according to the article.
  5. Describe how the Colorado River Delta looks now according to the article.
  6. What does McBride mean by "too many straws in the water"? Give an example from the article to back up this statement.
  7. Describe one solution presented in the article to help the Colorado River Delta.
  8. How is the Colorado River an Example of resource competition? Who is competing with who?