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Fish Eggs Survive Journey through a Duck

Fish Eggs Survive Journey through a Duck Rachel Nuwer For centuries scientists speculated that fish eggs reached isolated lakes and ponds by hitching rides on water birds’ feathers or feet. But according to findings published in July in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, the mode of transport for at least some…

Smooth Handfish Extinction Marks a Sad Milestone

Smooth Handfish Extinction Marks a Sad Milestone

Smooth Handfish Extinction Marks a Sad Milestone David Shiffman For centuries humans believed the ocean was so vast that it was impossible to do it measurable harm. But we now know human activities can destroy critical marine habitats, dangerously pollute seawater and make sea environments more acidic. Overharvesting has disrupted food chains and directly pushed…