News tagged with river diversion

It's all in the genes—including the tracking device

Parentage-based tagging (PBT) is an emerging genetic-based fish tagging method that involves genotyping hatchery broodstock. PBT is a passive non-invasive approach to stock identification because the parents, not the offspring, ...

dateJun 24, 2013 in Ecology
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Leatherback turtle eggs crushed in Trinidad

Hundreds, possibly thousands of turtle eggs and hatchlings have been destroyed on the northern Trinidad coast by government workers who drove their bulldozers over the breeding ground.

dateJul 10, 2012 in Ecology
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Finless porpoises at risk

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team of researchers, including a scientist from Cardiff, has found that finless porpoises living in the freshwaters of China’s Yangtze River are more endangered than previously ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Ecology
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Exploring Echinacea's enigmatic origins

An Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist is helping to sort through the jumbled genetics of Echinacea, the coneflower known for its blossoms--and its potential for treating infections, inflammation, and other human ...

dateMar 05, 2010 in Ecology
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