posted on Jun, 8 2004 @ 06:27 PM
The salt cedar and trout are invaders, part of a wave of alien fish and plants that have moved in and devoured or crowded out the native species in
the river of the Grand Canyon. The sandy shorelines are washing away. And once-buried Indian archaeological sites are slipping into the river.
The Grand Canyon is in deep trouble, and the government-appointed panel assigned to come up with solutions is torn by competing interests and cannot
muster the political will to act decisively.
"The best that we can do is keep slapping on as many Band-Aids as we can and hope the patient survives," complained Pam Hyde, one of two
environmentalists on the panel.
what do you think they should do? Possibly even just leave it alone....?