Millions of dead fish suddenly started floating on the surface of the water in the river of the state of New South Wales, Australia.
According to foreign media reports, millions of dead fish were found floating on the surface of the Darling Baka River in Menindi, New South Wales, causing people to wonder and worry.
Local people said that as soon as they woke up in the morning, the whole river was full of dead fish in front of them and only dead fish were visible on the surface of the river for 30 km.
State officials said the mass fish die-off was a result of the effects of a growing heat wave on the Baca River, which has increased pressure on the system and led to major flood-like conditions.
According to officials, heatwaves are not only on the rise, but are now becoming more common, and their duration is increasing due to human-induced climate change.
Officials said that since the beginning of the industrial age, the global temperature has increased up to 1.1 degrees Celsius and if the governments around the world do not stop the emission of gases, the temperature will continue to increase.
It should be noted that this is the second incident of large number of fish dying in the Darling Baka River in the last three years, but local people say that this time the number of dead fish is much higher.
The local authorities of New South Wales said that further work will be done with the federal government and related institutions to find out the real reasons for the death of the fish.
Remember that even before this, the Australian government launched a 13 billion Australian dollar project in 2012 to protect the river from drying up and maintain its natural flow.