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Fears mount over giant carp reaching Great Lakes

(AP) -- Fears that giant, voracious species of carp will get into the Great Lakes and wipe out other fish have led to rising demands that the government close the waterway connecting the lakes to the Mississippi ...

Dec 02, 2009
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From ecological Soviet-era ruin, a sea is reborn

(AP) -- Standing on the shore under the relentless Central Asian sun, Badarkhan Prikeyev drew on a cigarette and squinted into the distance as one fishing boat after another returned with the day's catch.

Oct 25, 2009
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Fishermen contest plans for Calif. ocean reserves

(AP) -- There's nothing pacific about the ocean off Southern California these days. A battle over how to establish marine reserves along the coast has roiled the waters with the competing interests of environmentalists, ...

Oct 22, 2009
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Scientists conduct shark survey off US East Coast

Sandbar, dusky and tiger sharks are among dozens of shark species living in the coastal waters off the U.S. East Coast. Little is known about many of the species, but a survey begun nearly 25 years ago is helping scientists ...

Aug 13, 2009
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Seaway's 50th anniversary soiled by invasive species

Fifty years ago Friday, President Dwight Eisenhower and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II walked down a red carpet, climbed aboard a "floating palace" of a yacht named Britannia and ceremoniously sailed through the St. Lambert ...

Jun 26, 2009
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Corals stay close to home

The thought of coral reefs tends to conjure up images of tropical vacations, complete with snorkeling among tropical fish in crystal clear waters.

Jun 26, 2009
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