- Endangered pallid sturgeon larvae found in Missouri River Updated: Jul-30-15 5:13 pm
BELLEVUE, Nebraska - Three fish larvae captured from the Missouri River last year have been confirmed as those of the endangered pallid sturgeon, the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday.
- Oklahoma and EPA to study state's rivers, lakes and streams Updated: Jul-30-15 3:13 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - The condition of Oklahoma's wetlands is being analyzed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Oklahoma Secretary of Energy and Environment as part of a national initiative.
- Mussel survey must be done before Sylvan Island bridge fix Updated: Jul-27-15 9:17 am
MOLINE, Illinois - A study must be done about the possible impact on any threatened or endangered mussel species before Moline's Sylvan Island pedestrian bridge can be replaced.
- Tribes preparing for climate change impact on First Foods Updated: Jul-26-15 3:50 pm
ELGIN, Oregon - Against the backdrop of a region-wide drought, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation are bracing for the potentially harmful long-term effects of climate change.
- River, bay in Connecticut 'sick' from 'nuisance' algae Updated: Jul-25-15 3:06 am
STONINGTON, Connecticut - Wagging their wide tails as Kait Maginel and David Prescott tossed them back overboard, two lobsters that had shared a wire trap overnight with four spider crabs and a whelk had just been enlisted as ambassadors in the cause of cleaning up the lower Pawcatuck River and Little Narragansett Bay.
- MSU gets $22.5M to continue evolution research, education Updated: Jul-22-15 7:26 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State University has been awarded $22.5 million by the National Science Foundation to continue evolution research, education and outreach.
- Young alligator snapping turtles released in SW Louisiana Updated: Jul-21-15 2:50 pm
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - Eight young alligator snapping turtles - held carefully to avoid their nasty bites - have been released in southwest Louisiana as part of a state program to try to keep the reptiles off the federal endangered list.
- Scientists, DWP debate future of Los Angeles pond Updated: Jul-21-15 6:20 am
LOS ANGELES - As the drought ravages California, scientists are debating whether to keep Los Angeles' only nature preserve full of water.
- Scientists fly Kansas sky to study ferocious storms Updated: Jul-19-15 4:38 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The radar screens in the jetliner show massive storm systems around Wichita and Dodge City growing and beginning to merge.
- Lexington woman kayaking the Mississippi River for research Updated: Jul-19-15 12:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - It was day seven, and the exhaustion was about to set in. Alyssum Pohl was in her tent hopelessly trying to sleep while a group of drunken twentysomethings spent the night shooting guns and yelling just outside.
- Researcher studies Iao Stream's freshwater species Updated: Jul-16-15 9:04 am
WAILUKU, Hawaii - An aquatics biologist with the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources say it is hard to tell how the increased freshwater in Maui's Iao Stream is affecting freshwater species.
- Study finds contaminants in California public-water supplies Updated: Jul-15-15 6:41 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Nearly one-fifth of the raw groundwater used for public drinking water systems in California contains excessive levels of potentially toxic contaminants, according to a decade-long U.S. Geological Survey study that provides one of the first comprehensive looks at the health of California's public water supply and groundwater.
- Japanese students in Illinois to study aquatic ecology Updated: Jul-15-15 4:53 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A group of Japanese high school students has come to the heart of the United States to learn about water.
- Wary of climate change, Vanuatu villagers seek higher ground Updated: Jul-12-15 6:34 am
TAKARA, Vanuatu - Many people living in this coastal village in Vanuatu believe the March cyclone that sent waves surging through their homes was the latest and most dramatic sign of climate change. They are now considering rebuilding their entire community on higher ground.
- Transmitters show how fish move between waterways Updated: Jul-10-15 4:49 pm
HELENA, Montana - "We're picking one up right away - code 114, walleye tagged at Highway 12 Bridge," said FWP fisheries technician Adam Strainer.
- Study: American, European bumblebees feeling climate sting Updated: Jul-09-15 2:13 pm
NEW YORK - Climate change is shrinking the geographic range of many bumblebee species in North America and Europe, putting them in danger of future extinction, scientists say.