Ecology Lab California is currently in a water crisis where we are in a loss of water. Californians need a solution to this water crisis or else the entire state may be stuck without water to supply our water needs. Water is necessary in all of California to maintain a sustainable biodiversity. In order to survive, we need to figure out ways to reduce water use in California, which is famous for its farming and weather.
California and the Drought What is happening to california valley? It used to be green and rich with agricultures. Now with the lack of rain, it is becoming a dry state. Then there are the problems we are facing.
The Gold Rush’s Lasting Legacy on the Environment The California Gold Rush from 1848 to 1855 was a time filled with excitement and prosperity, in which thousands of people came to California to pull gold from the now Sierra Mountains. Gold was one of the most sought-after mineral on this planet, often treasured for its monetary and aesthetic value. Gold has been a rarity due to its difficulty in extracting and refining. Gold is often only extracted through placer mining, hydraulic mining, and lode mining.
Due to a shortage of water in California, the governor has proposed a diversion system to move water from the Northern California to Southern California. As for this will probably help since there is more farming, and more climate changes in Northern California. This will make a big bad and good difference.
Our beautiful 31st state, California, is in a major drought. What is causing the valley to sink more than it ever has in recent years? “Sipping California Dry” authored by Matt Richtel, goes beyond the issues at hand by interviewing the farmers themselves, detailing exactly what is happening in the golden state with pictures that show just how bad it is in California. This drought is a real issue, and the author works very hard to bring to light certain aspects of it that we may not know about in a detailed, informative way.
"I got sick and tired of looking at what looked like a pile of hay,"(Cave) said one of the residents in California. This woman was talking about using a spray paint to color her front lawn green. She may find that the sprayed grass solves her problem in her own yard, but everyone in California knows that there is a much more overwhelming problem that must be handled. Since 2011, there has been a serious problem of water shortage in California. Because of climate changes heating up the Earth and people using an extraordinary amount of water, California has become one of the worst drought areas in the United States.
California dry from all of its water people trying to sell or just moving anywhere else.The drought has been going on for many years and slowly California is running out of water.If the government of California does not do anything the people may start to attack farmer to get water or the government may go for the people.
Gold! While the field is left half-planted, the house half-build, and everything neglected but the manufacture of picks and shovels. ’’ It provided adequate labors. With a year, California’s population had swollen from 14,000 to 100,000. These early gold-seekers, called “forty-niners”.
Farmers who had enough of it moved to california, but many of them could not afford homes. They could barely afford food and had to work extremely hard to make sure their family wouldn’t starve. Californians weren’t very welcoming to the migrants, they would spread rumors about them and call them mean names. Although eventually things turned around for the migrants, the drought had ended and they could begin
Once the Native Americans were removed, Americans were free to enjoy the land for themselves. Furthermore, the government encourages Americans to move west to the acres upon acres of available land. The drive to excavate new land was increase even more during the Californian gold rush of the 1840s. Those that came to California had a twinkle in their eyes that yearned for the success that they had dreamed of obtaining. Whether young, old, rich, or poor everyone shared the same curiosity that had convinced him or her to search for
California was born in the middle of many issues of conflict. Crisis over slavery, political legitimacy, and conflict over land, labor, race and ethnicity ( Competing Vision 132 ).During the mid 1800’s California saw many transformations, some positive some negative. There was a slow reservations development for Indians, but a better established land ownership. With certain political figures, who rallied to remove laws, which discriminated against African Americans and rather high religious tolerance, California was taking a distinct shape.
People in this society believes every statement that is said by an important person true. In California, new reports has claimed California to be in a drought due to the waste of water. However, is California’s drought report an actual problem?
The True Impact of the Gold Rush The reason why the California Gold Rush was so popular was mainly because no matter what time period, almost everyone has the desire to achieve instant wealth. It was almost like a lottery that anyone could become rich with and the only risk to take is to move to California, which isn’t that big of a price for many to pay. This all sounded great and almost too good to be true to people of the world, not only Americans, and everyone wanted to see it for themselves.