News tagged with fish habitat

Scientists engage Science in fisheries debate

Three Simon Fraser University scientists are engaging in a verbal battle with the federal government over its budget cuts and legislative changes in departments with environmental responsibilities, on a powerful stage.

dateJun 21, 2012 in Ecology
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Researchers map fish species at risk from dams

Dams are believed to be one of the biggest threats to freshwater organisms worldwide: They disrupt normal patterns of water and sediment flow, impede migration, and alter the character of spawning and feeding grounds. A shortage ...

dateMay 10, 2012 in Ecology
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US bans import of Burmese pythons

The United States announced Tuesday it is banning the import of Burmese pythons and three other species of giant constrictor snakes due to the danger they pose to local wildlife.

dateJan 17, 2012 in Ecology
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