News tagged with polluted water

Baby corals dance their way home

(PhysOrg.com) -- Baby corals find their way home in their first days as free-swimming larvae by listening to the noise of animals on the reef and actively swimming towards it, an international team of researchers ...

May 15, 2010
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Joining the dots to put pollution on the map

(PhysOrg.com) -- Air pollution monitors tell us a great deal about their immediate locations -- and not much about the wider area. To fill the gaps on the map, European researchers have developed new statistical ...

May 11, 2010
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Seeing the hidden services of nature

Following an intense study of agricultural ecosystems near Montreal, a new tool that enables the simultaneous analysis and management of a wide range of ecological services has been developed by Ciara Raudsepp-Hearne of McGill ...

Mar 02, 2010
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Environmental Change Impacts Oklahoma Rivers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Biodiversity in freshwater systems is impacted as much or more by environmental change than tropical rain forests, according to University of Oklahoma Professor Caryn Vaughn, who serves as director of the ...

Jan 25, 2010
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Tadpoles Used to Rapidly Detect Water Pollution

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research conducted by University of Wyoming Professor Paul Johnson and others demonstrates that genetically modified tadpoles work well as sensitive monitors for rapidly detecting water pollution.

Dec 03, 2009
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