With this year setting records for West Nile virus infections, reducing the number of mosquitoes has never seemed more important. The mild winter and, oddly enough, the drought much of the nation is experiencing have come together to produce a bumper crop of mosquitoes.
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Since the Elwha Dam was removed less than five months ago, salmon have already been spotted in the newly opened section of the river.
The Alcoa Foundation Advancing Sustainability Research initiative funds natural wastewater management research and education in Samara, Russia.
Bull sharks scare me. Sharks are supposed to be in the ocean, but some sharks can live for extended periods in fresh water, too. Bull sharks have been found as far inland as the Great Lakes.
The spiny water flea is poised to invade Lake Champlain. Recently found in a feeder canal, the invasive species has proven impossible to eradicate and causes a reduction in fisheries.
Caffeine pollution? Yep, it exists. The Pacific waters off the Oregon coast are caffeinated.
As global temperatures rise, glaciers retreat, affecting the landscape and wildlife around them. Salmon depend on the glaciers to maintain their habitat. Without it, salmon and the people who depend on them for their livelihood may be in trouble.
If your kids are pestering you about salmon and why they migrate so far, this is the video for you. Actually, it’s a pretty good introduction for adults, too.
Scientists thought the Sri Lankan Kandyan dwarf toad (Adenomus kandianus) had gone extinct in 1876.
Over the past 30 years, wild salmon numbers have depleted due to over fishing, habitat destruction, dams, and hatchery salmon competition. Due to the federally recommended Salmon Hatchery Reform Project, salmon fisheries are improving.
“Rock snot” is taking over East Coast waterways as climate change speeds its growth.
Grey water filtrations are a cheap and easy way of filtering the water and making it ready for reuse.