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Fracking impacts water quality AND quantity downstream, raising concerns for aquatic ecosystems, recreation and drinking water

https://naturalnews.com/2018-06-23-fracking-impacts-water-quality-and-quantity-downstream-raising-concerns-for-aquatic-ecosystems-recreation-and-drinking-water.html

The sheer volume of the water sourced for fracking is said to create stress to aquatic species in streams around the Fayetteville Shale play. ... In addition, the researchers said that fracking methods could potentially be detrimental to aquatic species in seven to 51 percent of the catchments from June to November, respectively. "...

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

Australian researchers, however, have found one species that has developed an organ that lets it effectively “breathe” underwater for a limited time . Blue-banded sea snakes (Hydrophis cyanocinctus) are aquatic reptiles that can reach up to around 5 feet or 1.5 meters in length. "...

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

Oysters (and other mollusks) are considered a keystone species, which means an ecosystem will collapse without them. ... 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: Conservation of shoreline plants and seaweed could preserve ...

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 waterways ...

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

“We are all living during the rapid domestication of aquatic species and research is almost entirely around the question of which aquatic animals we can farm, rather than which animals we should farm,” remarked New York University (NYU) researcher Jennifer Jacquet, the lead researcher and primary author. ... Along with colleagues from New York, Australia, and Spain, the NYU research team strongly warned against adding octopus to the hundreds of aquatic species ...

Species news, articles and information:

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Species news, articles and information: Tweet Pin It Seven honeybee species placed on endangered species list as pollinator collapse continues 10/12/2016 - For the first time ever, bees have made their way onto the endangered species list. ... What about your species? Can a human claim to be a llama? 6/13/2015 - This article is not satire. "...

Endangered species news, articles and information:

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Endangered species news, articles and information: Tweet Pin It Seven honeybee species placed on endangered species list as pollinator collapse continues 10/12/2016 - For the first time ever, bees have made their way onto the endangered species list. ... In a joint effort with an invertebrate species... Concept-related articles: Fish: - Interview with Dr. "...

Study: Trout can become addicted to methamphetamines

https://naturalnews.com/2021-08-26-trout-can-become-addicted-to-methamphetamine.html

Recent studies have also shown that antidepressants can cause a wide range of behavioral changes in aquatic organisms. ... Contaminants affect other aquatic species A new study published in June by the Ecological Society of America Journals found that the same contaminants can influence the behavior of other aquatic species . "...

Freshwater fish species are in "catastrophic" decline, with one-third facing extinction

https://naturalnews.com/2021-03-02-one-third-freshwater-fish-face-extinction.html

Freshwater fish species are in “catastrophic” decline, with one-third facing extinction Tuesday, March 02, 2021 by: Divina Ramirez badscience , biodiversity , conservation , Ecology , Endangered species , environment , extinction , freshwater fish Bypass censorship by sharing this link: https://www.afinalwarning.com/499382.html Copy URL - (Natural News ) Nearly a third of all freshwater fish species in the world now face extinction , according to a new report released ...

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....

Whales washed up on Germany's shore found to have stomachs full of plastic trash

https://naturalnews.com/2017-09-25-whales-washed-up-on-germanys-shore-found-to-have-stomachs-full-of-plastic-trash.html

Whales washed up on Germany’s shore found to have stomachs full of plastic trash Monday, September 25, 2017 by: Vicki Batts aquatic species , Germany , marine life , ocean pollution , Oceans , plastic bags , plastic pollution , pollution , water pollution , whales - (Natural News ) A devastating sight came to shore last year, when over a dozen whales beached themselves along the German coastline. ... Professor Ursula Siebert, head of the Institute for Terrestrial and Aquatic ...

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

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

Ubiquitous herbicide harming endangered species The impacts on endangered species are the newest finding in the long and controversial life of glyphosate. ... Overall, the EPA concluded that the herbicide could have adverse effects on the following : - 75 endangered mammal species - 88 endangered bird species - 36 endangered amphibian species - 33 endangered reptile species - 179 endangered fish species - 185 endangered aquatic ...

Ocean acidification is causing sea snails' shells to dissolve, threatening species with extinction

https://naturalnews.com/046207_ocean_acidification_sea_snails_marine_life.html

Ocean acidification is causing sea snails' shells to dissolve, threatening species with extinction Monday, July 28, 2014 by: L.J. ... Stanford scientists believe rising carbon dioxide levels can take out aquatic food webs Geologist Jonathan Payne and his colleagues at Stanford University have shown that there was a previous time period on Earth where the oceans went under a significant acidification process. "...

Invasive species from Fukushima tsunami washing up on U.S. shores

https://naturalnews.com/036268_Fukushima_beaches_invasive_species.html

Invasive species from Fukushima tsunami washing up on U.S. shores Saturday, June 23, 2012 by: J. ... A 2004 study published by the scientific journal Ecological Economic, for example, estimated then that some 400 threatened and endangered species in the U.S. were facing wipe-out due to invasive species. "...

Most of the world's rivers threatened by pesticides, pollution

https://naturalnews.com/029922_rivers_pesticides.html

And not only is the integrity of the world's water at heightened risk, but so are countless aquatic species that rely on the threatened habitats for survival. ... One example cited is the fact that while water reservoirs are largely beneficial to humans because they supply clean water, they simultaneously alter the biodiversity of aquatic life by changing water migration patterns. "...

Rubbish robot released in the U.K.: Aquatic drone "shark" swallows plastic waste in effort to reduce ocean pollution

https://naturalnews.com/2019-07-16-aquatic-drone-shark-swallows-plastic-waste.html

A GPS tracker aboard the aquatic drone keeps its operators informed about its current position. ... Grey seals and pink sea fan corals are some of the protected species that live near the port. "...

Mitigating the effects of ocean acidification: Conservation of shoreline plants and seaweed could preserve coral and shellfish habitats

https://naturalnews.com/2018-06-08-conservation-of-shoreline-plants-and-seaweed-could-preserve-coral-and-shellfish-habitats.html

Mitigating the effects of ocean acidification: Conservation of shoreline plants and seaweed could preserve coral and shellfish habitats Friday, June 08, 2018 by: Zoey Sky aquatic habitats , aquatic species , carbon dioxide , carbon emissions , coastal ecosystems , Ecology , environment , marine animals , marine ecosystem , marine habitats , marine species , marine vegetation , Ocean Acidification , Oceans , research , seaweeds , shellfish , shoreline environments ...

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

Furthermore, if aquatic species lose their habitat, then they would find it hard to adapt to changes in the environment. ... Not only that, but substantial swathes of mangroves are cleared for aquatic farming. "...

Fish farming killing off native species; boycott farmed salmon before it's too late

https://naturalnews.com/040631_farmed_salmon_GMO_sustainable_fishing.html

Fish farming killing off native species; boycott farmed salmon before it's too late Wednesday, June 05, 2013 by: Ethan A. ... Over 40 species of birds and mammals just in southeast Alaska rely on salmon for food - just imagine how many species worldwide rely on salmon for survival? "...

San Francisco Bay shellfish found to be contaminated with four different types of toxins

https://naturalnews.com/2018-04-12-san-francisco-bay-shellfish-contaminated-with-four-different-types-of-toxins.html

San Francisco Bay shellfish found to be contaminated with four different types of toxins Thursday, April 12, 2018 by: Janine Acero amnesic shellfish poisoning , aquatic ecosystems , aquatic species , badpollution , biological toxins , contaminated mussels , contaminated shellfish , diarrhetic shellfish poisoning , Dinophysis , Domoic acid , environ , freshwater cyanobacteria , harmful algae , harmful algal bloom , marine ecosystem , marine life , marine pollution , Microcystins ...