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New Jersey’s numerical nutrient criterion used to protect streams is too high

A new way of measuring the relative habitability of freshwater environments for fish and aquatic insects suggests that New Jersey's water monitoring and treatment...

Southern California coast emerges as a toxic algae hot spot

A new, comprehensive survey led by USC scientists shows the Southern California coast harbors some of the world's highest concentrations of an algal toxin...

Recreational activities at Walden Pond have altered its ecosystem

Climate change and recreational activity at Walden Pond may have altered the ecology of this iconic lake during the past 1800 years, affecting the...

Key biological mechanism is disrupted by ocean acidification

A team led by scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI)...