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Fish plan sound, but focus needs to be long term

We’ve been warned about a potential fish Armageddon this Summer, and a plan hatched by the New South Wales Government is described as a “sound solution” for the short term.

It’ll see an unprecedented breeding program of native fish, as well as an army of local teams to conduct rescue operations in the case of future fish kills.

To find out more about the plan, Macquarie’s Rural reporter Eddie Summerfield spoke with Melbourne University Professor of Hydrology and Water Resources and advisor to the Murray Darling Basin Authority Michael Stewardson:

Listen to the full interview above.

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