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Great Plains river basins threatened by pumping of aquifers

— 19 Nov 2011 15:49 | Environment

Suitable habitat for native fishes in many Great Plains streams has been significantly reduced by the pumping of groundwater from the High Plains aquifer - and scientists analysing…

Through evolution, cavefish have lost sleep

— 9 Apr 2011 11:40 | Biology

Cave life is known to favor the evolution of a variety of traits, including blindness and loss of eyes, loss of pigmentation, and changes in metabolism and feeding behaviour. Now researchers…

World's reef fishes tussling with human overpopulation

— 6 Apr 2011 17:46 | Environment

In an unprecedented collaborative analysis published in the journal PLoS Biology, scientists from 49 nations demonstrated that the ability of reef fish systems to produce goods and…

Some populations of Fraser River salmon more likely to survive climate change

— 1 Apr 2011 14:42 | Environment

Populations of Fraser River sockeye salmon are so fine-tuned to their environment that any further environmental changes caused by climate change could lead to the disappearance of…

Fish know to avoid the spear

— 28 Mar 2011 14:47 | Biology

Fish are not as dumb as people sometimes think: marine scientists have found that fish that are regularly hunted with spearguns are much more wary and keep their distance from fishers…

Omega-3 fatty acid intake linked with reduced risk of age-related macular degeneration in women

— 15 Mar 2011 20:29 | Health

Regular consumption of fish and omega-3 fatty acids found in fish is associated with a significantly reduced risk of developing age-related macular degeneration in women, according…

Weed-eating fish 'key to reef survival'

— 10 Mar 2011 18:57 | Environment

Preserving an intact population of weed-eating fish may be vital to saving the world's coral reefs from being engulfed by weed as human and climate impacts grow…

Scripps oceanography researchers discover Arctic blooms occurring earlier

— 3 Mar 2011 13:50 | Environment

Warming temperatures and melting ice in the Arctic may be behind a progressively earlier bloom of a crucial annual marine event, and the shift could hold consequences for the entire…

Noise distracts fish from their dinner

— 1 Mar 2011 18:27 | Biology

Using underwater speakers to play noise at levels similar to those produced by recreational speedboats, the researchers found that three-spined sticklebacks exposed to even brief noise…

Fish oil fights weight loss due to chemotherapy

— 28 Feb 2011 16:43 | Health

A new analysis has found that supplementing the diet with fish oil may prevent muscle and weight loss that commonly occurs in cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy. Published early…

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