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Study finds that eDNA can help detect rainbow smelt

Searun rainbow smelt—a culturally and ecologically valuable fish for New England anglers, consumers and marine ecosystems—is on the decline. Determining the extent of that decline, however, is difficult in Maine. Searun ...

Scientists delve into natural slicks on Lake Geneva

An EPFL researcher has, for the first time, documented slicks—those visually arresting, moving patches of smooth water—and explained what is happening beneath the surface.

Assessing biodiversity using only water samples

The marine protected area of Sylt Outer Reef has unusually high biodiversity levels for North Sea standards: fields of hard substrates alternate with areas of gravel and coarse sand, interspersed with flat sandbanks. The ...

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