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EU agrees to catch more fish sustainably in 2018

European Union nations have agreed to set quota levels that ensure more sustainable fishing in the northeastern Atlantic and the North Sea, but environmentalists insist the bloc is behind in its schedule to end overfishing ...

dateDec 13, 2017 in Ecology
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UVB radiation influences behavior of sticklebacks

Fish cannot see ultraviolet B rays, but still change their behavior when they grow up under increased UVB intensity. According to studies by biologists at the University of Bonn on three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus ...

dateDec 13, 2017 in Ecology
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How fires are changing the tundra's face

Climate change takes a heavy toll on the tundra, increasing the probability of extreme droughts. As a result, the frequency of fires in forests, bogs and even wetlands continues to rise. In addition, the northern areas of ...

dateDec 13, 2017 in Ecology
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