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Toxic chemicals are affecting aquatic ecosystems even at surprisingly low concentrations, study finds

https://naturalnews.com/2018-11-15-toxic-chemicals-affect-aquatic-ecosystems-even-at-low-levels.html

Toxic chemicals are affecting aquatic ecosystems even at surprisingly low concentrations, study finds Thursday, November 15, 2018 by: Russel Davis Antidepressants , aquatic animals , aquatic ecosystems , badpollution , ecosystem , environment , Fungicide , toxic chemicals , toxic water Bypass censorship by sharing this link: https://www.distributednews.com/174242.html Copy URL - (Natural News ) Toxic chemicals — such as fungicides and antidepressants — entering ...

Ecologists warn that water-dwelling creatures are being inundated with antidepressants from human waste that gets flushed out to waterways

https://naturalnews.com/2019-02-23-water-dwelling-creatures-are-ingesting-antidepressants.html

These chemical antibiotics, antidepressants, and painkillers have not just contaminated the water itself, but have also tainted the local aquatic animals. ... This was attributed to the extremely polluted water killing off most aquatic insects, which forced the arachnids to catch non-aquatic – and less contaminated – prey. "...

POLLUTION PLAGUE: Coronavirus waste is harming animals around the world, from dogs to penguins

https://naturalnews.com/2021-03-31-coronavirus-waste-harming-wildlife.html

The report, published in Animal Biology, provides an overview of cases of entanglement and ingestion of face masks, latex gloves and other personal protective equipment (PPE) by terrestrial and aquatic animals. ... Unfortunately, the increased use of such PPE has resulted in a new wave of plastic litter, one that poses a very serious threat to terrestrial and aquatic animals. "...

Researchers take a closer look at the migration of heavy metals from soil to rice in China

https://naturalnews.com/2020-09-22-heavy-metals-from-soil-to-rice-china.html

Known as bioaccumulation, this usually affects aquatic animals and plants used for food. ... Their presence in soil, for instance, prevents the biodegradation of organic contaminants , which are toxic to soil organisms, plants and animals. "...

High levels of toxicants from plastic products found in stranded dolphins and whales

https://naturalnews.com/2020-08-11-toxicants-from-plastic-found-in-dolphins-whales.html

Apart from their durability and slow biodegradability, plastics also contain and attract toxic contaminants that can accumulate inside aquatic animals if they’re ingested. ... Among the most commonly found marine debris, plastics pose the greatest threat to the health of aquatic animals. "...

Chesapeake Bay estuary is recovering: The return of aquatic vegetation helps neutralize pollution, allowing ecosystems to re-establish

https://naturalnews.com/2018-06-23-chesapeake-bay-estuary-is-recovering-the-return-of-aquatic-vegetation-helps-neutralize-pollution.html

Chesapeake Bay estuary is recovering: The return of aquatic vegetation helps neutralize pollution, allowing ecosystems to re-establish Saturday, June 23, 2018 by: Janine Acero aquatic ecosystems , aquatic habitats , aquatic life , aquatic vegetation , bodies of water , Chesapeake Bay , conservation , ecosystem recovery , ecosystem restoration , estuaries , goodscience , Nitrogen , nutrient pollution , phosphorus , pollution abatement , restoration projects ...

A guide to understanding signals from animals to determine whether a natural disaster is about to strike

https://naturalnews.com/2018-12-01-a-guide-to-understanding-signals-from-animals-to-determine-whether-a-natural-disaster-is-about-to-strike.html

Preppers can take advantage of the heightened sensitivity of animals before SHTF. ... Fish Some fish and other aquatic animals are highly sensitive to changes in hydrostatic pressure. "...

Commercial octopus farming could have a "negative ripple effect on sustainability and animal welfare," warns scientists

https://naturalnews.com/2019-05-07-commercial-octopus-farming-could-have-a-negative-ripple-effect.html

They pored over the existing body of scientific papers on farming octopus and other aquatic animals. ... In contrast, farmed aquatic animals like carp, catfish, and salmon were meat eaters. "...

Anxious aquatic life: Murky water found to affect fish growth and impair their health, warn researchers

https://naturalnews.com/2019-03-24-anxious-aquatic-life-murky-water-affect-fish-growth-impair-health.html

Anxious aquatic life: Murky water found to affect fish growth and impair their health, warn researchers Sunday, March 24, 2019 by: Edsel Cook animal behavior , animals , aquatic , badpollution , biodiversity , clean water , coastal waters , coral reef fish , Ecology , ecosystems , environ , environment , marine life , new discovery , Oceans , research , science , sediment , water pollution , wildlife Bypass censorship by sharing this link: https://www.distributednews.com/338481....

Oysters found to help restore balance to aquatic ecosystems by removing pollution

https://naturalnews.com/2017-11-08-oysters-found-to-help-restore-balance-to-aquatic-ecosystems-by-removing-pollution.html

An excess in nitrogen in aquatic habitats can have devastating results such as lack of oxygen (marked “dead zones” ), reduced harvests in fisheries, and loss of sea-grass habitat. ... Nearly half of people experience their first reactions after reaching adulthood - More news on aquatic habitats Chesapeake Bay estuary is recovering: The return of aquatic vegetation helps neutralize pollution, allowing ecosystems to re-establish Mitigating the effects of ocean acidification: ...

Researchers identify two traits responsible for the accumulation of toxic chemicals in aquatic food chains

https://naturalnews.com/053858_toxic_chemicals_aquatic_food_chains_biomagnification.html

Researchers have discovered two traits responsible for the accumulation of toxic chemicals in aquatic food webs. ... The scientists speculate this may be due to the fact that aquatic food webs tend to have longer food chains, and because warm-blooded animals consume more food than cold-blooded animals. "...

EPA report says glyphosate may harm – even kill – over 90% of endangered species

https://naturalnews.com/2020-12-16-glyphosate-pesticides-endangered-species.html

The evaluation was conducted to assess the effects of glyphosate on some 1,800 protected plants and animals, pursuant to the ESA. ... However, chronic exposure to glyphosate, whether formulated or not, can adversely affect growth and reproduction in terrestrial and aquatic animals, as well as plants. "...

Amazing aquatic life: Blue-banded sea snakes "breathe" through their heads

https://naturalnews.com/2020-08-26-blue-banded-sea-snakes-breathe-through-heads.html

Amazing aquatic life: Blue-banded sea snakes “breathe” through their heads Wednesday, August 26, 2020 by: Michael Alexander amazing , animal science , animal skulls , biology , discoveries , foramen , marine animals , modified cephalic vascular network , ocean life , reptiles , research , science , sea snakes , snakes , weird science Bypass censorship by sharing this link: https://www.distributednews.com/450230.html Copy URL - (Natural News ) Sea snakes, despite their name, still ...

Biologists: Acid lakes are a new threat to our environment

https://naturalnews.com/2018-08-09-biologists-acid-lakes-are-a-new-threat-to-our-environment.html

Biologists: Acid lakes are a new threat to our environment Thursday, August 09, 2018 by: Edsel Cook acidic water , aquatic animals , badpollution , carbon dioxide , Ecology , environment , fossil fuel , freshwater acidification , lakes , Ocean Acidification , ph levels , research , science , water fleas - (Natural News ) The seas are not the only bodies of water that are turning more acidic due to air pollution. ... Acidic water make aquatic animals more vulnerable ...

New study finds that 1/3 of fish in two freshwater estuaries in the UK have ingested plastics

https://naturalnews.com/2019-01-28-fish-in-two-freshwater-estuaries-in-uk-have-ingested-plastics.html

Hundreds of species of aquatic animals are known to thrive in these rivers. Now all of those different species are at risk from the growing amounts of microplastic trash in the water. ... They are also considered to be dangerous and toxic to animals that consume them. "...

Cultivating seaweed could restore oceanic dead zones, scientists conclude

https://naturalnews.com/2021-07-20-cultivating-seaweed-could-restore-oceanic-dead-zones.html

These are oceanic zones with too little oxygen in the water, which is why they don’t house any aquatic life. ... Too much algae depletes oxygen levels in the water, making it impossible for aquatic animals and plants to survive. "...

Experts call for the protection of mangrove patches, no matter how big or small, to preserve "incredibly important ecosystems"

https://naturalnews.com/2019-08-15-experts-call-for-protection-of-mangrove-patches.html

Not only that, but substantial swathes of mangroves are cleared for aquatic farming. ... The protection of mangroves not only extends to the protection of aquatic animals but also the lives and livelihood of people. "...

British prawns getting high on Prozac in the water

https://naturalnews.com/030167_prawns_antidepressants.html

These come from products washed off human bodies and clothing, partially metabolized drugs given to humans and animals, and unmetabolized drugs discarded from hospitals and pharmaceutical plants. ... The researchers believe that, as in humans, Prozac is likely affecting the levels of serotonin in the brains of aquatic animals. "...

Wetlands reduce nitrate pollution in rivers and streams five times more efficiently than land-based mitigation strategies

https://naturalnews.com/2018-06-01-wetlands-reduce-nitrate-pollution-in-rivers-and-streams-five-times-more-efficiently-than-land-based-mitigation-strategies.html

Moreover, excess levels of nitrates in water can create conditions that reduce the chance of survival of aquatic insects and fish. ... This will adversely affect the normal behavior and reproductive ability of fish and other aquatic animals. "...

Nationwide trial to test omega-3 oils vs. Alzheimer's disease

https://naturalnews.com/022333_DHA_omega-3_oils.html

DHA occurs naturally in microalgae and accumulates in aquatic animals higher up the food chain. "...