News tagged with aquatic creatures

Sponge competition may damage corals

Sponges are a group of common and diverse aquatic creatures, very abundant in coral reefs where they are an important part of the ecosystem. But new research has found that if the balance is disturbed, sponges can outcompete ...

dateMay 03, 2011 in Environment
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Diatoms reveal freshwater pollution

Researchers in India have demonstrated that microscopic aquatic creatures could be used as the ecological equivalent of a canary in a coalmine for assessing inland freshwater lakes and ponds. Writing in the World Review of ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Environment
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