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Planned Grand Canyon Flood Seeks to Reverse Erosion

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Planned Grand Canyon Flood Seeks to Reverse Erosion

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Planned Grand Canyon Flood Seeks to Reverse Erosion

Planned Grand Canyon Flood Seeks to Reverse Erosion

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Researchers flooded the Colorado River last week, in an attempt to reverse erosion in the Grand Canyon. NPR's Liane Hansen speaks to Denny Fenn, director of the Southwest Biological Science Center, about the experiment's preliminary findings.