An aerial photograph of an abandoned almond orchard in Newman, California. The state’s deepening drought threatens its $6 billion almond industry, which produces about 80% of the world’s almonds. As water became scarce and expensive, some growers stopped watering their orchards and intended to tear them down years earlier than planned.
(Terry Chea / Associated Press)
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