In a drought-ridden Eastern Australia has killed up to a Million fish, one of the most important river systems in the country. On the Banks of the rivers Murray and Darling, hundreds of thousands of rotting currently of dead fish, the authorities speak to nearly a Million. According to the government of New South Wales could worsen the Situation in the light of this week’s predicted high temperatures.

the reasons for the fish dying, a political dispute has broken out. Prime Minister Scott Morrison made again with the prolonged drought for the fish to die responsible. “This is a devastating ecological event,” said the conservative head of government on Monday.

Many inhabitants of the Murray-Darling basin, water management for fish mortalities, these have led to the fact that the rivers carried less water and the river water contaminated increasingly. Low water and the heat could have also led to a algal bloom which threatens in turn the fish.