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Search results for:  'Ecology Aquatic Systems'
Updated 06-15-2019

Widely used mosquito repellent proves lethal to larval
Widely used mosquito repellent proves lethal to larval salamanders  EurekAlert

Insect repellents containing picaridin can be lethal to salamanders. So reports a new study published today in Biology Letters that investigated how exposure to ...


Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Project aims to ease East Fork of Lewis River's woes
Project aims to ease East Fork of Lewis River's woes  The Columbian

The East Fork of the Lewis River has been called an environmental jewel.


Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Letters: Fixing the Bad Will Be Just as Bad - The Atlantic
Letters: Fixing the Bad Will Be Just as Bad  The Atlantic

Readers consider the effect of the Ocean Cleanup project on the neuston, an ecosystem at the water's surface.


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Ocean energy could be the wave of the future - Science
Ocean energy could be the wave of the future  Science News for Students

Energy systems that turn the power of ocean waves into electrical energy could be on the horizon or pumping away near the sea floor.


Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Human Activities Create Corridors of Change in Aquatic
Human Activities Create Corridors of Change in Aquatic Zones  Eos

Canals, dammed reservoirs, irrigation ditches, and pollution are changing species diversity, microbial communities, and nutrient levels in aquatic zones across ...


Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Hundreds of world's rivers contain dangerous levels
Hundreds of world's rivers contain dangerous levels of antibiotics  National Geographic

Almost two-thirds of the rivers studied contained enough antibiotics to contribute to the growing problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.


Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Road salt alternatives alter aquatic ecosystems: Researchers
Road salt alternatives alter aquatic ecosystems: Researchers test effects of common road salt, additives, and alternatives  Science Daily

Organic additives found in road salt alternatives -- such as those used in the commercial products GeoMelt and Magic Salt -- act as a fertilizer to aquatic ...


Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbial Ecology: Genomes to
Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbial Ecology: Genomes to Phenomes  SustainableBusiness.com

Welcome to the Desert Research Institute (DRI), we are excited to see your interest in our research, administrative and staff positions. DRI seeks a diverse, ...


Mon, 27 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Act now to save the world's rivers from drying up
Act now to save the world's rivers from drying up especially in China  South China Morning Post

Thanks to excessive damming and drastic overuse of water resources, an increasing number of major rivers across the world are drying up before reaching the ...


Mon, 27 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Microorganisms are the main emitters of carbon in Amazonian
Microorganisms are the main emitters of carbon in Amazonian waters  Phys.Org

A new study has found that the microbial food web accounts for most of the carbon circulating in Amazonia's lakes, floodplains and wetlands.


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Improving ecosystems with aquatic plants: Study shows
Improving ecosystems with aquatic plants: Study shows how to grow aquatic plants in large-scale plant production systems  Science Daily

Wetland restoration is critical for improving ecosystem services, but many aquatic plant nurseries do not have facilities similar to those typically used for ...


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Scientists say there's still time to save Minnesota
Scientists say there's still time to save Minnesota from invasive wetland plant  MPR News

A fast-growing invasive grass is spreading across Minnesota in wetlands and along lakes and rivers. Scientists say there's still time to control the plant before it ...


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Experts: Climate Change and Water - UC Davis
Experts: Climate Change and Water  UC Davis

The following sources from the University of California, Davis, are available to talk with media about climate change impacts and solutions related to water.


Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sulzer and Kato create service partnership; IDA presents
Sulzer and Kato create service partnership; IDA presents scholarship; MFG Chemical names corporate manager  Water Technology Online

Sulzer signed a partnership deal with Kato Engineering to provide repair and maintenance services for generators in North America and Australia. Sulzer has ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Bacteria Lurking in American Showerheads - The
The Bacteria Lurking in American Showerheads  The Atlantic

The water that flows through your home is teeming with microbial life. Trying to kill it off likely does more harm than good.


Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
How large-scale activitiy is eroding the ecosystem
How large-scale activitiy is eroding the ecosystem in central western ghats  Business Standard

A recent study has found that unplanned developmental activities and haphazard land use are reducing evergreen forest cover and perennial streams in the ...


Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Macrophyte plants will remove heavy metals from water
Macrophyte plants will remove heavy metals from water  Phys.Org

Scientists at South Ural State University developed an integrated system for ecological purification of wastewater, recommended for enterprises of the industrial ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Invasive Freshwater Mussels Drive Changes in Estuary
Invasive Freshwater Mussels Drive Changes in Estuary Sediments  Eos

The golden mussel has spread quickly in the 30 years since its arrival in South America and is transforming aquatic ecosystems in waterways across the ...


Tue, 24 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How can we restore Earth's nutrient cycles? - Greenpeace
How can we restore Earth's nutrient cycles? - Greenpeace International  Greenpeace International

Humanity has already breached four of the nine ecological boundaries outlined in 2009 by Johan Rockstrm: climate change, loss of biodiversity, land-system ...


Fri, 24 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Economy part of ecosystem, can't be separated - thethirdpole
Economy part of ecosystem, can't be separated  thethirdpole.net

While reading the Living Planet Report 2018: Aiming Higher (LPR) recently published by WWF International, I am reminded of the op-ed that I wrote a few days ...


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Lengthy Study Shows Value of Soil Health and Forest
Lengthy Study Shows Value of Soil Health and Forest Restoration after Damaging Events | Newsroom  UC Merced University News

A nine-year experiment by a UC Merced Department of Life and Environmental Sciences professor and his colleagues is illuminating the importance of soil ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Rensselaer Ecologist Awarded Prestigious Fulbright
Rensselaer Ecologist Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Scholarship  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Steve Jane, a graduate student in biological sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Toxic diet shields water fleas from parasites - Futurity
Toxic diet shields water fleas from parasites  Futurity: Research News

Daphnia, called water fleas, gain protection from parasites from toxins in the cyanobacteria they eat. Are they self-medicating?


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Dams in central Western Ghats affecting catchment of
Dams in central Western Ghats affecting catchment of perennial rivers: study  BusinessLine

Researchers have mapped how large-scale activities have eroded the ecosystem in central Western Ghats, a biodiversity hotspot known for its rich ecology, ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Bioinvasion ecology: 'Biological Invasions in Aquatic
Bioinvasion ecology: 'Biological Invasions in Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems'  EurekAlert

New book presents a clear and accessible understanding of biological invasions, its impacts, patterns and mechanisms in both aquatic and terrestrial systems.


Mon, 21 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT
'Ocean Outbreak' tells tales of a rising tide in trouble
'Ocean Outbreak' tells tales of a rising tide in trouble  Cornell Chronicle

After the United Nations' warning on May 6 that a million of Earth's species are threatened with extinction, Drew Harvell's new book, Ocean Outbreak, examines ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Lake Okeechobee's Lower Level Debated Among Stakeholders
Lake Okeechobee's Lower Level Debated Among Stakeholders  WUSF News

Lake Okeechobee is Florida's Liquid Heart, and people who depend on it for irrigation, drinking water, recreation and their livelihoods are often in.


Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Predatory fish invasion induces within and across ecosystem
Predatory fish invasion induces within and across ecosystem effects in Yellowstone National Park  Science Advances

Predatory fish introduction can cause cascading changes within recipient freshwater ecosystems. Linkages to avian and terrestrial food webs may occur, but ...


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sustainable fisheries and conservation policy: Five
Sustainable fisheries and conservation policy: Five-point plan to integrate 220 million recreational fishers  Science Daily

There are roughly five times as many recreational fishers as commercial fishers throughout the world. And yet, the needs and peculiarities of these recreational ...


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The ecological value of dead trees - The Wildlife News
The ecological value of dead trees  The Wildlife News

Dead. Most of us have negative associations with the word. After all how did Death Valley get its name? Not because it was a favorite vacation spot for ...


Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Hydropower Dams Can Harm Coastal Areas Far Downstream
Hydropower Dams Can Harm Coastal Areas Far Downstream  TheInertia.com

Hydroelectric dams are one of the world's largest sources of renewable energy, but they also cause environmental problems.


Sun, 19 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Fishing for fun, not food: Study takes stock of recreational
Fishing for fun, not food: Study takes stock of recreational fishing impacts  EurekAlert

The vast majority of people who fish in the world do so for pleasure, not food. Yet despite the substantial impacts these fishers have on fish populations and ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Forest fires as an opportunity for ecosystem recovery
Forest fires as an opportunity for ecosystem recovery: The recuperation of the environment after a forest fire can allow for the recovery of lost natural values  Science Daily

It is estimated that globally there are more than two million hectares of land in need of restoration. The fires that occurred in those places provided the people ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
UW-Green Bay's new bachelor's degree in Water Science
UW-Green Bay's new bachelor's degree in Water Science to help meet demand of water sector workforce shortage  UWGB

GREEN BAY (Feb. 19, 2019) The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents has authorized the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to establish the UW ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Biodiversity can also destabilize ecosystems - Science
Biodiversity can also destabilize ecosystems  Science Daily

According to the prevailing opinion, species-rich ecosystems are more stable against environmental disruptions such as drought, hot spells or pesticides.


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
'Frankenfish' sighting in Pennsylvania could spell
'Frankenfish' sighting in Pennsylvania could spell disaster for local ecology  RT

News of a particularly unfriendly species of fish known colloquially as "frankenfish" being spotted in a Pennsylvania county has sparked concern among ...


Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Elucidating water quality controls across scales
Elucidating water quality controls across scales  SciTech Europa

The Ecohydrology Research Group focuses on advancing the understanding of natural and human determinants of water quality.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:01:40 GMT
Wolves, rivers, systems thinking and trophic cascades
Wolves, rivers, systems thinking and trophic cascades  The Ecologist

Natural systems can teach us how to repair the damage caused by large-scale meat consumption, pollution and agribusiness.


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Smog in northern China rises in first four months of
Smog in northern China rises in first four months of 2019  South China Morning Post

Environment ministry says clean air efforts will not be relaxed in response to problems facing economy, but campaign group Greenpeace says local authorities ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 05:01:30 GMT
Hippopotamus Dung Affects African Ecosystem - Daily
Hippopotamus Dung Affects African Ecosystem  Daily Nexus

In sub-Saharan Africa, deforestation, water-intensive agriculture and climate change are significantly altering water cycles and causing many rivers to begin to.


Thu, 17 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Precipitation and temperature drive continental-scale
Precipitation and temperature drive continental-scale patterns in stream invertebrate production  Science Advances

Secondary production, the growth of new heterotrophic biomass, is a key process in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems that has been carefully measured in ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What the Insect Apocalypse Has to Do With the Food
What the Insect Apocalypse Has to Do With the Food We Eat  Civil Eats

Anna Lapp talks to environmental scientist and ecologist Francisco Snchez-Bayo about his new research on global insect decline and the under-reported ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The history of Texas Master Naturalist Program...and
The history of Texas Master Naturalist Program...and how to join them  North Texas e-News

The mission of the Texas Master Naturalist Program is to 'develop a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and *service* dedicated to ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 01:48:48 GMT
Right green for crop, environment, wallet - EurekAlert
Right green for crop, environment, wallet  EurekAlert

Researchers found an efficient approach to managing nitrogen in agriculture and reducing its environmental impact. It's all about being green.


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How Coral Bleaching Events Affect Ecological Diversity
How Coral Bleaching Events Affect Ecological Diversity  Pacific Standard

As a result of rising ocean temperatures coral bleaching is becoming more common, and it's causing a biotic homogenization of local fish populations.


Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How can we restore marine ecosystems? Perspectives
How can we restore marine ecosystems? Perspectives and tips from global experts  MEAM

Marine ecosystem restoration such as reconstructing saltmarshes that have been lost to human development, replanting coastal mangrove forests that have ...


Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Poisons or medicines? Cyanobacteria toxins protect
Poisons or medicines? Cyanobacteria toxins protect tiny lake dwellers from parasites  University of Michigan News

Microscope image of two Daphnia dentifera that fed on different diets and were exposed to a fungal pathogen. The top Daphnia fed on a nutritious green algae.


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Southwest Colorado lakes and reservoirs prepare for
Southwest Colorado lakes and reservoirs prepare for boat inspections  The Durango Herald

As boating season begins on lakes and reservoirs, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is ramping up mandatory boat inspections and reminding boat owners...


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Article: Conditions in James River lead to proposal
Article: Conditions in James River lead to proposal for new chlorophyll levels  The Chesapeake Bay Journal

The James River poses one of the most perplexing cleanup challenges in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, according to researchers who have attempted to ...


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Wildfires Alter Stream Chemistry for Years | National
Wildfires Alter Stream Chemistry for Years | National Institute of Food and Agriculture  National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Wildfires alter the chemistry of streams for years, causing significantly lower concentrations of dissolved organic matter, which provides a vital energy source to ...


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
An Ecosystems Lifeblood, Flowing Through Gravel - The
An Ecosystems Lifeblood, Flowing Through Gravel  The New York Times

As shown in a study of mountain river systems out West, the bottom, where most of the water is found, is crucial in sustaining a diversity of life.


Mon, 14 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
'Nature Is Always Speaking': Proposed Dams Threaten
'Nature Is Always Speaking': Proposed Dams Threaten Indigenous People and Wildlife in Central America  Pacific Standard

More than 400 dams are currently proposed for Central America's rivers, but thanks largely to a feisty indigenous resistanceas well as a non-profitthey are ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Lakes and reservoirs prepare for boat inspections
Lakes and reservoirs prepare for boat inspections  The Journal

As boating season begins on lakes and reservoirs, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is ramping up mandatory boat inspections and reminding boat owners...


Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Beacon Institute for Rivers & Estuaries - Clarkson
Beacon Institute for Rivers & Estuaries  Clarkson University News

Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries is the Hudson Valley campus of Clarkson University located in Beacon, NY - with administrative headquarters located ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 10:02:31 GMT
Ecohydrology: What's in a Name? - Eos
Ecohydrology: What's in a Name?  Eos

Scientists were studying ecohydrology for decades before it became an official 'ology'. Find out how this field has evolved over the past century.


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Staggering Worldwide Decline of Insects Is a Warning
The Staggering Worldwide Decline of Insects Is a Warning of Ecosystem Collapse  Popular Mechanics

Insect biomass is falling by 2.5 percent a year, eight times faster than the rate of decline for mammals, birds, or reptiles.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New Concentration Gives Nature-Minded Students an Academic
New Concentration Gives Nature-Minded Students an Academic Home | Bowdoin News Archive  Bowdoin

To learn more about the new biology concentration, Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, interested students can attend an upcoming information session ...


Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Turning raw sewage into fresh water the organic way
Turning raw sewage into fresh water the organic way  Deutsche Welle

Beautiful, fragrant, alive may not be words immediately associated with sewage. That's where the Living Machine comes in. The waste water treatment system ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Lower Grand River dredging proposal is a bad idea
Lower Grand River dredging proposal is a bad idea  Grand Valley Lanthorn

In re-reading a speech given by Luna Leopold, professor at University of California, Berkeley, entitled Ethos, Equity and the Water Resource, he makes the ...


Mon, 10 Jun 2019 18:04:15 GMT
How dangerous is microplastic? - EurekAlert
How dangerous is microplastic?  EurekAlert

After early reports of microplastic pollution in our oceans and beaches sounded the alarm, the global scientific community intensified its focus into this area.


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Science on the Rocks - Community Idea Stations
Science on the Rocks  Community Idea Stations

Have you ever ventured to Belle Isle on the James River in Richmond and taken the time to contemplate a pretty cool phenomenon among the rocks? There are ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature
Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature'  The Guardian

The world's insects are hurtling down the path to extinction, threatening a catastrophic collapse of nature's ecosystems, according to the first global scientific ...


Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
4 UCR graduate students win grants to do research in
4 UCR graduate students win grants to do research in the natural reserves  UC Riverside

Four graduate students at the University of California, Riverside, are among 20 University of California graduate students who will be supported by funding from ...


Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Evolution from water to land led to better parenting
Evolution from water to land led to better parenting  Science Daily

The evolution of aquatic creatures to start living on land made them into more attentive parents, says new research on frogs.


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Talking aquatic invasive species with UMN - UMN News
Talking aquatic invasive species with UMN  UMN News

Nick Phelps with MAISRC answers questions about aquatic invasive species.


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Aquatic Plant Survey Workshop, Luncheon set for June
Aquatic Plant Survey Workshop, Luncheon set for June 29 - Manistee News  Manistee News Advocate

MANISTEE Anyone interested in citizen science is encouraged to attend the Aquatic Plant Survey Workshop and Luncheon this month. The workshop will ...


Sun, 09 Jun 2019 14:19:03 GMT
Global patterns and drivers of ecosystem functioning
Global patterns and drivers of ecosystem functioning in rivers and riparian zones  Science Advances

River ecosystems receive and process vast quantities of terrestrial organic carbon, the fate of which depends strongly on microbial activity. Variation in and ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Free-Flowing, For Now - bioGraphic
Free-Flowing, For Now  bioGraphic

Hundreds of new dams are currently planned for Central American rivers, posing a threat to Indigenous peoples and wildlife. Preserving the integrity of these ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
When yesterday's agriculture feeds today's water pollution
When yesterday's agriculture feeds today's water pollution  Science Daily

Water quality is threatened by a long history of fertilizer use on land, scientists find.


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Water flea can smell fish and dive into the dark for
Water flea can smell fish and dive into the dark for protection  EurekAlert

Water fleas - or Daphnia - ensure their survival by reacting to a signal substance of their predators (fish) with flight. The zoologist Meike Anika Hahn from ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Experts warn against mega-dams in lowland tropical
Experts warn against mega-dams in lowland tropical forests  Science Daily

Mega-dams should not be built in lowland tropical forest regions due to the threat they pose to biodiversity and ecosystems, according to experts.


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Aquatic ecosystems threatened by the size of non-native
Aquatic ecosystems threatened by the size of non-native fish  Science Daily (press release)

Fish introduced into rivers by human intervention over the past 150 years have modified the average body size of fish assemblages in many areas of the world.


Thu, 08 Apr 2010 07:00:00 GMT
One out of 3 rivers in the Iberian Peninsula is affected
One out of 3 rivers in the Iberian Peninsula is affected by salinization  EurekAlert

One out of three rivers in the Iberian Peninsula has salinization mainly due the impact of agricultural activity and territory urbanization. This environmental ...


Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
One out of three rivers in the Iberian Peninsula is
One out of three rivers in the Iberian Peninsula is affected by salinization  Science Daily

One out of three rivers in the Iberian Peninsula has salinization mainly due the impact of agricultural activity and territory urbanization. This environmental ...


Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Environmental Impacts of Dams - International Rivers
Environmental Impacts of Dams  International Rivers

The environmental consequences of large dams are numerous and varied, and includes direct impacts to the biological, chemical and physical properties of ...


Tue, 06 Oct 2015 17:24:22 GMT
Drug pollution concentrates in stream bugs, passes
Drug pollution concentrates in stream bugs, passes to predators in water and on land  EurekAlert

Sixty-nine pharmaceutical compounds have been detected in stream insects, some at concentrations that may threaten animals that feed on them, such as trout ...


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Pharmaceutical Waste Damages Aquatic Ecosystems - GotScience
Pharmaceutical Waste Damages Aquatic Ecosystems  GotScience.org

Pharmaceutical waste tends to wind up in our streams and rivers. It wreaks havoc on aquatic ecosystems and our drinking water.


Wed, 06 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
How one gene in a tiny fish may alter an aquatic ecosystem
How one gene in a tiny fish may alter an aquatic ecosystem  Phys.Org

In a remote area of British Columbia's Vancouver Island, Kennedy Lake's deep blue waters stretch over 25 square miles. The lake is home to the threespine ...


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
More Salt in Our Water Is Creating Scary New "Chemical
More Salt in Our Water Is Creating Scary New "Chemical Cocktails"  Truthout

Gene Likens has been studying forest and aquatic ecosystems for more than half a century. In that time he's seen a change in the chemistry of our surface waters ...


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Humans' meat consumption pushing Earth's biggest fauna
Humans' meat consumption pushing Earth's biggest fauna toward extinction  Science Daily

At least 200 species of large animals are decreasing in number and more than 150 are under threat of extinction, according to new research that suggests ...


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
OU researchers contribute to ending mudsnail invasions
OU researchers contribute to ending mudsnail invasions in Michigan waters  Oaklandpostonline

With summer comes fishing, but an invasive species may be lurking if fishers do not take the proper precautions to keep it from spreading. New Zealand ...


Wed, 05 Jun 2019 21:24:01 GMT
Scientist warns of Island 'Bugpocalypse' - Manitoulin
Scientist warns of Island 'Bugpocalypse'  Manitoulin Expositor

MANITOULIN In a previous issue of The Manitoulin Expositor, the possibility was discussed that the 2019 population of forest tent caterpillars will be reduced ...


Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Early lives of Alaska sockeye salmon accelerating with
Early lives of Alaska sockeye salmon accelerating with climate change  Science Daily

An ample buffet of freshwater food, brought on by climate change, is altering the life history of one of the world's most important salmon species.


Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Building Bridges - Georgia Magazine - UGA Today
Building Bridges - Georgia Magazine  UGA Today

Repairing aging infrastructure, particularly bridges, presents an environmental hazard: disturbing the natural flow of the water and the habitats of the creatures ...


Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Capacity to support predators scales with habitat size
Capacity to support predators scales with habitat size  Science Advances

Habitat reduction could drive biodiversity loss if the capacity of food webs to support predators is undermined by habitat-size constraints on predator body size.


Wed, 04 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ecological Society of America announces 2019 Fellows
Ecological Society of America announces 2019 Fellows  EurekAlert

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2019 Fellows. The Society's fellowship program recognizes the many ways in which its ...


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Post-wildfire step-pool streams - Science Daily
Post-wildfire step-pool streams  Science Daily

Steps and pools are among the most stable and functionally important features in the mountain river landscape. Their stability is important for dissipating stream ...


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Hippo dung drives savannah silicon cycle | Research
Hippo dung drives savannah silicon cycle | Research  Chemistry World

Eating silicon-rich grass on land and spreading dung in rivers provides vital nutrients for microscopic diatoms.


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Marine Protected Areas Help Fisheries and Ocean
How Marine Protected Areas Help Fisheries and Ocean Ecosystems  Center For American Progress

Download the PDF here. The 123 million people who live near the U.S. coasts and the 3 million Americans who depend on the ocean for their livelihood are ...


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
FIU experts are available for the 2019 hurricane season
FIU experts are available for the 2019 hurricane season  FIU News

The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season began on Saturday and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts an estimated nine to 15 named ...


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How drought affects freshwater fish - The Conversation
How drought affects freshwater fish  The Conversation - Canada

Freshwater fish are suffering as drought becomes more common and severe. Whether they survive will depend on how governments manage rivers and lakes, ...


Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How Wildfires Are Polluting Rivers and Threatening
How Wildfires Are Polluting Rivers and Threatening Water Supplies  Yale Environment 360

As wildfires become more frequent and destructive in a warming world, they are increasingly leaving in their wake debris and toxic runoff that are polluting rivers ...


Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Hybridization leads to pollution tolerance in fish
Hybridization leads to pollution tolerance in fish from polluted Houston ship channel  EurekAlert

Recent hybridization of the Gulf killifish -- a large minnow common in the heavily polluted Houston Ship Channel -- has enabled the species to adapt rapidly to ...


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
4 ways drones are helping people and nature prepare
4 ways drones are helping people and nature prepare for climate change  Environmental Defense Fund

Drones aren't just for aerial photography and package delivery. They are also a game-changer for the environment.


Thu, 02 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Decline in native fish species: Invasive species on
Decline in native fish species: Invasive species on the increase: Changing fish stocks  Science Daily

The majority of Bavaria's watercourses are in poor ecological condition. A team has now conducted the first systematic analysis of long-term data on fish stocks ...


Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Hippos
Hippos (Hippopotamus amphibius): The animal silicon pump  Science Advances

While the importance of grasslands in terrestrial silicon (Si) cycling and fluxes to rivers is established, the influence of large grazers has not been considered.


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Monitoring changing world at CU Boulders Mountain Research
Monitoring changing world at CU Boulders Mountain Research Station  Boulder Daily Camera

Motorists cruising the famed Peak to Peak Highway north of Nederland as they savor the scenery or head out for a visit to Brainard Lake might well sail right past ...


Sat, 01 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
LandSea Ecological Rifts - Monthly Review
LandSea Ecological Rifts  Monthly Review

Increasing rates of nitrogen and phosphorus application have caused severe damage to aquatic systems, as rivers, streams, lakes, bays, and ocean systems ...


Sun, 01 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Chernobyl Study of Scavengers Shows Rebounding Ecosystem
Chernobyl Study of Scavengers Shows Rebounding Ecosystem  Laboratory Equipment

The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone is still closed off to humans, and many of the radioactivity that persists in the thousand square miles surrounding the site of the ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
From Joseph Kony to Nile Perch: Complex Links Hook
From Joseph Kony to Nile Perch: Complex Links Hook Armed Conflict to Fisheries  New Security Beat

In Africa's smallest war, both Kenya and Uganda lay claim to Migingo Island, a tiny island in the waters of Lake Victoria. While the claims.


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



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