‘Drought, climate change and mismanagement’: What experts think caused the death of a million Menindee fish

ABC Science

By environment reporter Nick Kilvert

The sight of more than a million fish floating belly up on the Darling River at Menindee has thrown doubt over the management of the Murray-Darling Basin.

Experts say irrigators are taking too much water from the system, and the Murray-Darling Basin Authority has mismanaged water flows.

But New South Wales Water Minister Niall Blair says drought is to blame.

“Drought, climate change and mismanagement”: What experts think caused the death of a million Menindee fish

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