‘It’s dire’: farmers battle their worst drought in 100 years – photo essay | Environment | The Guardian

“It’s a pretty tough old time,” says Coonabarabran farmer Ambrose Doolan. “But if you’re working with your family and everyone is looking out for each other, you count your blessings.” In the central-west region of New South Wales, farmers continue to battle a crippling drought that many locals are calling the worst since 1902. In Warrumbungle shire, where sharp peaks fall away to once fertile farmland, the small town of Coonabarabran is running out of water.

via ‘It’s dire’: farmers battle their worst drought in 100 years – photo essay | Environment | The Guardian

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