Fecal bacteria contaminates Texas beaches. Sea level rise makes it worse.
Technology on the horizon will allow researchers to track harmful algal blooms and measure their toxicity in real time.
Water quality around Key West improved in 2020. The Covid-19 shutdown may be responsible.
After decades of abuse, new research and a floating wetland point toward a healthier future for the Charles River.
The Gulf Coast stream could be a source of renewable energy. Recent buoys deployments look in that direction.
Gar, long considered a trash fish, are newly valued by science and fishermen around the country.
Hypoxic conditions could pose a threat to the yellow perch population in Lake Erie, the largest commercial fishery.
While focusing on ocean-specific threats to corals, researchers miss a dangerous, world-wide flow of sewage from land.
Algal blooms showed up unexpectedly in Lake Superior. Researchers pieced together their cause and are on the lookout for future blooms.
Rapid, anthropogenic pressures are changing the face of one of Africa’s oldest, most diverse lakes, biodiversity & food security are at risk.
Ancient lakes have weathered drastic changes for millions of years. Rapid, recent changes make the future uncertain.
Two data buoys recently deployed in the shoals of San Francisco Bay could be filling the important data gap on the local impacts of nutrient loading.
Everglades restoration efforts aim to restore historical hydrology, providing relief to stressed peatlands.
Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Monitoring Program has provided data on a dynamic ecosystem for 10 years. Now it’s adapting to new challenges.
Where scientific data is brought to bear in intensive fisheries management, fish populations rebound.
Development and crop land use in the United States lead to elevated chloride levels in thousands of lakes.
Sea lamprey control in the Great Lakes has been a success. Is eradication possible?
The eDNA method is growing and has helped researchers locate and manage different species of crayfish found around the country.
Researchers from Maine’s Aquaculture Innovation Center are building a buoy designed to aid oyster and seaweed farmers along the U.S.’s northeastern coast.
Researchers from the Colorado School of Mines are adding biochar to biofilters, boosting the stormwater filtering power in cities.