Seabirds starve in stormy 'washing machine' waves: study

Thousands of seabirds that wash up on Atlantic coasts every year could have been starved to death by cyclones that whip up "washing machine" waves, a new study says, with experts warning the phenomenon could worsen with climate ...

Detecting fish, mammals, and birds from a single water sample

In times of exacerbating biodiversity loss, reliable data on species occurrence is essential, in order for prompt and adequate conservation actions to be initiated. This is especially true for freshwater ecosystems, which ...

Mountaintop mining causes 40 percent loss of aquatic biodiversity

Trickling down over rocks, surrounded by wildflowers and ferns, Appalachian mountain streams are chock-full of life. They hold some of the world's greatest diversity of freshwater animals, including many species that can't ...

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