News tagged with aquatic ecosystems

Effective restoration of aquatic ecosystems

Despite having increased human wellbeing in the past, intense modifications by multiple and interacting pressures have degraded ecosystems and the sustainability of their goods and services. For ecosystem restoration to deliver ...

dateMay 25, 2017 in Environment
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Ghosts of past diseases shape species evolution

Parasites and diseases are major elements of the environment that affect animal populations. The new findings show evidence that infections in one generation can affect the survival and growth of a subsequent generation that ...

dateMar 22, 2017 in Evolution
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Road salt alternatives alter aquatic ecosystems

Organic additives found in road salt alternatives—such as those used in the commercial products GeoMelt and Magic Salt—act as a fertilizer to aquatic ecosystems, promoting the growth of algae and organisms that eat algae, ...

dateFeb 28, 2017 in Ecology
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