Their lagoons languishing, precious Spanish wetlands go dry


              Drops of rain water fall down at a blueberry plantation near Lucena del Puerto, southwest Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Farming and tourism had already drained the aquifer feeding Doñana. Then climate change hit Spain with record-high temperatures and a prolonged drought this year. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              Plastic sheets cover a blueberry plantation near Lucena del Puerto, southwest Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Farming and tourism had already drained the aquifer feeding Doñana. Then climate change hit Spain with record-high temperatures and a prolonged drought this year. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              The Matalascanas town is seen in the horizon surrounded by the Doñana national park, southwest Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022.  Climate change hit Spain with record-high temperatures and a prolonged drought this year. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              Vegetation sits in a dry wetland in Doñana natural park, southwest Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Farming and tourism had already drained the aquifer feeding Doñana. Then climate change hit Spain with record-high temperatures and a prolonged drought this year. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              A bull grazes in Doñana natural park, southwest Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Farming and tourism had already drained the aquifer feeding Doñana. Then climate change hit Spain with record-high temperatures and a prolonged drought this year. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              A boat sits in dry wetland in Doñana natural park, southwest Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Farming and tourism had already drained the aquifer feeding Doñana. Then climate change hit Spain with record-high temperatures and a prolonged drought this year. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              A deer grazes in Doñana natural park, southwest Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              Dry marshland is visible in Doñana natural park, southwest Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Farming and tourism had already drained the aquifer feeding Doñana. Then climate change hit Spain with record-high temperatures and a prolonged drought this year. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              A water meter stands in a dry wetland in Doñana natural park, southwest Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Farming and tourism had already drained the aquifer feeding Doñana. Then climate change hit Spain with record-high temperatures and a prolonged drought this year. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              The bones of a dead horse lie in a dry wetland in Doñana natural park, southwest Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Farming and tourism had already drained the aquifer feeding Doñana. Then climate change hit Spain with record-high temperatures and a prolonged drought this year. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              Bird nests sit atop trees in the Doñana natural park, southwest Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Farming and tourism had already drained the aquifer feeding Doñana. Then climate change hit Spain with record-high temperatures and a prolonged drought this year. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
            
              Cracks in the mud are visible in a dry wetland in Doñana natural park, southwest Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Farming and tourism had already drained the aquifer feeding Doñana. Then climate change hit Spain with record-high temperatures and a prolonged drought this year. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)