User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Specific Organisms :: Fish
Last updated: Dec 13 2017 21:01 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Native Fish Species at Risk Following Water Removal from the Colorado River 12.12.2017 Environmental News Network
Agriculture and domestic activities consume much of the Colorado River water that once flowed to the Colorado Delta and Northern Gulf of California. The nature and extent of impact of this fresh-water loss on the ecology and fisheries of the Colorado Delta and Gulf of California is controversial. A recent publication in the journal PeerJ reveals a previously unseen risk to the unique local biodiversity of the tidal portion of the Delta. 
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Vast new ocean reserve created off coast of Mexico 7.12.2017 Planet Ark News
A chain of four volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean near Mexico, known as the Revillagigedo Archipelago, is home to a brilliantly diverse community of sea life, including dozens of fish species found nowhere else on Earth. The archipelago, which lies 390 kms south west of the Baja California peninsula, is regarded as the 'crown jewel' of Mexico and has been hailed the 'Galapagos of North America'.
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Fish and Wildlife retracts opposition to Arizona project 17.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As Trump sidelines science, the agency flips on San Pedro River development.
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Standing sentinel over the Umpqua River’s steelhead 16.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A Buddhist fly-angler in Oregon protects fish from death by dynamite.
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Pacific Island Countries Could Lose 50-80% of Fish in Local Waters Under Climate Change 15.11.2017 Environmental News Network
Many Pacific Island nations will lose 50 to 80 percent of marine species in their waters by the end of the 21st century if climate change continues unchecked, finds a new Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program study published in Marine Policy. This area of the ocean is projected to be the most severely impacted by aspects of climate change.
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How much do salmon still shape the Northwest? 13.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A new book seeks answers about the future of the iconic fish.
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Interior sends mixed signals on California water project 26.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Without agency approval, the Delta tunnels deal can’t proceed — but conflicting statements make next steps uncertain.
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Six bills that weaken species protections move in Congress 25.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Lawmakers shift the focus to politics, not science, as a deciding factor of designation.
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In the West, fishing is more regulated than buying a gun 18.10.2017 Writers on the Range
We stop large-caliper hooks but do nothing about large-caliber weapons.
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An ‘ill-conceived’ road through Alaskan wilderness 17.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The Trump administration’s backdoor land swap could set a dangerous precedent.
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‘Diabolical’ mussels begin their march into Montana 12.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Divisions between state and tribal agencies could keep the door open for a most unwelcome visitor.
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To halt mining, a tribe and a logging community weave together 7.10.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
In the 1980s, a mining company tried to divide a Wisconsin community. Instead, it created "one of the country’s fiercest grass-roots environmental face-offs.”
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What is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service? 27.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
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The fight to save vaquitas from extinction 23.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Through a tangle of corruption and overfishing, a marine species hangs in the balance.
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Going Diving in the Tropics? Don't Eat the Reef Fish! 22.9.2017 Green Technology and Environmental Science News - ENN
Reducing tourist consumption of reef fish is critical for Palau’s ocean sustainability, finds a new Nippon Foundation-UBC Nereus Program study published today in Marine Policy.
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As sportsmen watch Zinke, disillusionment replaces hope 7.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Concerns are rising that the Interior Secretary’s actions won’t match his rhetoric.
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Washington continues to kill wolves that prey on livestock 5.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The state’s increasing wolf population is creating a tangle between advocates, ranchers and politicians.
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After its dams came down, a river is reborn 4.9.2017 Current Issue
A look at the Elwha unleashed.
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A community copes with record low salmon returns 1.9.2017 Current Issue
On the Fraser River, faltering salmon populations have impacted tribes and urban economies.
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Antidepressants found in fish brains in Great Lakes region 1.9.2017 Environmental News Network
Human antidepressants are building up in the brains of bass, walleye and several other fish common to the Great Lakes region, scientists say.
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