There is still a lot of life at the Salton Sea
The Salton Sea experienced high levels of pesticide and fertilizer runoff and because the lake has no outlet, the poisoned water had nowhere to go. This caused a process called eutrophication, which results in increased algae and bacteria. These conditions caused the lake to become saltier. This all caused massive fish die-offs in the sea and by 1990s, the shores of lake were littered with dead fish. The fish die off was part of the chain of events that cased a massive number of bird deaths of varied species. Though there is not the life that there once was at the Salton Sea there are still a variety of wildlife that has been able to withstand this heartbreaking ecological disaster.
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