Meeting Ecological And Societal Needs For Freshwater

Freshwater is vital to human life and societal well-being, but society has frequently not recognized the full value of healthy rivers, lakes, groundwater, and wetlands.

Mass Extinction Of Freshwater Species In North America

The first estimate of extinction rates of North America's freshwater animals shows that they are the most endangered group in the continent.

To Save Rare Stingrays, UF Researcher Turns To Native Florida Species

Only a few of the world's stingrays venture into freshwater, and most are threatened by overfishing, pollution or both.

Technical basis for quantifying phosphorus transport to surface and groundwaters

This paper describes the primary Phosphorus transport mechanisms and factors essential to include in developing relatively simple and practical tools to quantify Phosphorus loss in agricultural fields

Recreational and occupational field exposure to freshwater cyanobacteria

The authors systematically reviewed the literature on recreational exposure to freshwater cyanobacteria.

Understanding Viruses In Lake Superior -- Effects Of Ultraviolet Light Probed

Scientists looked at the abundance of viruses in one of the Great Lakes. Researchers recently completed a study that began to address how global climate change may affect viruses in the waters of Lake Superior.

Study Shows Hope For Ridding Lakes Of Clawed Invader

The rusty crayfish - a voracious, bullying exotic that has visited ecological havoc on numerous Wisconsin lakes - may have finally met its match.