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

https://www.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. "...

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

https://www.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 ...

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

https://www.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 ...

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

https://www.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 - (Natural News ) Toxic chemicals — such as fungicides and antidepressants — entering waterways and aquatic ecosystems may cause adverse behavioral changes in aquatic animals ...

Interview with Dr. Boris Worm, Marine Biologist, on Overfishing, Aquatic Ecosystems, Aquaculture Farming and More

https://www.naturalnews.com/026009_fish_ecosystem_culture.html

That species is also, like most species that far south, in the Arctic Ocean. Arctic waters must be very slow growing as well and slow to replenish, so there's a large illegal fishery going on for them. ... Only try to fish species that are not endangered. Try to eat species that are not endangered. "...

Interview with Dr. Boris Worm, Marine Biologist, on Overfishing, Aquatic Ecosystems, Aquaculture Farming and More

https://www.naturalnews.com/026009.html

That species is also, like most species that far south, in the Arctic Ocean. Arctic waters must be very slow growing as well and slow to replenish, so there's a large illegal fishery going on for them. ... Only try to fish species that are not endangered. Try to eat species that are not endangered. "...

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

https://www.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. "...

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

https://www.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 ...

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

https://www.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. "...

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

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

The two species protect each other from their respective predators. Clownfish even lay their eggs inside the stinging tentacles of anemones. ... New spider species all look the same, like clones from Star Wars - Disqus Take Action: Support Natural News by linking to this article from your website Permalink to this article: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-24-anxious-aquatic-life-murky-water-affect-fish-growth-impair-health.html Embed article link: (copy HTML code below): ...

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

https://www.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. "...

Swedish researchers have discovered that nature heals itself: Dangerous levels of mercury in their aquatic ecosystems are correcting themselves

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-28-swedish-researchers-have-discovered-that-nature-heals-itself.html

Swedish researchers have discovered that nature heals itself: Dangerous levels of mercury in their aquatic ecosystems are correcting themselves Thursday, March 28, 2019 by: Zoey Sky Ecology , environment , fish , freshwater fish , goodpollution , mercury , mercury poisoning , nature , Sweden , wildlife - (Natural News ) Mercury is listed as one of the top 10 chemical concerns for public health, as per the World Health Organization (WHO). ... Sources include: SLU.se Healthline.com Previous ...

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

https://www.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? "...

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

https://www.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 ...

"Eco-friendly" glitter just as damaging to the environment as conventional glitter, study finds

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-10-23-biodegradable-glitter-still-harms-aquatic-ecosystems.html

Biodegradable glitter also caused an invasive snail species to multiply, which could further disrupt aquatic food webs. ... Often found in polluted water, these snails can outcompete, or displace, native snails, mussels and other aquatic organisms that native fish species depend on for food. "...

Study: Deep-sea trawling is extremely destructive for fish populations and has little economic benefit

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-05-15-study-deep-sea-trawling-is-extremely-destructive-for-fish-populations.html

Study: Deep-sea trawling is extremely destructive for fish populations and has little economic benefit Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by: Edsel Cook aquatic ecosystems , bottom trawling , deep-sea trawling , destructive fishing practices , Ecology , fishing , fishing industry , food supply , illegal fishing practices , marine ecology , marine species , ocean ecology , ocean health , oceans and marine life , overfishing - (Natural News ) Deep-sea trawling is not worth the fish hauled back ...

Seaweed could save California’s coastline by reducing ocean acidification

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-05-18-seaweed-could-save-californias-coastline-by-reducing-ocean-acidification.html

Seaweed could save California’s coastline by reducing ocean acidification Friday, May 18, 2018 by: Janine Acero acidic water , aquatic plants , aquatic vegetation , California , carbon dioxide , clean water , Climate , conservation , Ecology , economy , ecosystem , environment , erosion , food supply , Kelp , marine life , marine plants , marine species , marine vegetation , natural solution , Ocean Acidification , ocean health , ocean life , seagrass , seaweed , underwater ...

Australian researchers use "green and cost-efficient" microscopic nanosprings to break down microplastic pollution

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-05-14-green-cost-efficient-nanosprings-break-down-microplastics.html

However, these reactive oxygen species are often produced using toxic heavy metals like iron or cobalt, which make them unsuitable for use in an environmental setting. ... They laced these carbon nanotubes with nitrogen to help generate reactive oxygen species. "...

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

https://www.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. "...

Proposals to mine the ocean floor could do irreversible damage to deep-sea ecosystems

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-08-28-proposals-to-mine-the-ocean-floor-could-do-irreversible-damage-to-deep-sea-ecosystems.html

Advances in technology have made it possible to explore some of the deepest reaches of the oceans, which has led to the discovery of both previously undiscovered species and ones that were thought to have gone extinct. ... Other existing ecosystems will be crowded with migrating animals, and the resident species will have more competition for feeding and breeding areas. - Food reduction – Humans depend on marine ecosystems for food, and depleted marine resources may ultimately lead ...