NEWS

FIRST RAIN RECORDED IN YEARS IN GREENLAND’S ICE SHEET

At Greenland Summit Camp, a research outpost in the island’s (usually) frozen ice shelf, it rained for the first time in recorded history. If you’re wondering why it matters that it rained in a remote Arctic landscape, consider the following: Greenland’s melting ice, according to Earther, could raise sea levels

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SEAWEED HAS BEEN DEMONSTRATED TO MINIMIZE NITROGEN RUNOFF FROM RIVER

Nitrogen is a fertilizer substance that is used to boost the growth of natural food in an aquatic body. An overabundance of this nutrient in water, on the other hand, can stimulate the growth of plants and algae. This can result in algae blooms and eutrophication in a body of water. Scientists and experts from Tell Aviv University and Berkeley University have created a model for cultivating stalk kelp near Israel’s Alexander River estuary. In circumstances of excess nitrogen, the model hopes that planting seaweed near the river will help conform the nitrogen concentration to environmental norms and thereby neutralize environmental contamination. For more details, visit the source. https://thefishsite.com/articles/seaweed-shown-to-reduce-nitrogen-run-off-from-rivers Source: The fish site Image credit: NOAA/Heather Retrieve: 13/08/2021

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FLOODING IN EUROPE

Four days before deadly floods swept through western Germany and parts of Belgium last week, Hannah Cloke saw a forecast of extreme rain on a Europe-wide flood alert system to which she belongs. Researchers “were stupidly congratulating ourselves that we were forecasting something so early. … The assumption was that

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BOILING!!: HEAT WAVE KILLED MARINE ANIMALS IN MASSE

It was an obscene scene along the Pacific coast as many Marine Animals were seen, washed up to the shore either dead or taking their last breath. Most especially the Blue Mussels alongside others like the Star Fish, Clams and Salmons were particularly hit hard by recent Heat Wave that

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FEMALE SALMON ARE DYING AT HIGHER RATES THAN MALE SALMON

Recently, it has been observed that the  female adult sockeye from the Fraser River are dying at a significant rates than the males, when they journey back to their spawning grounds. Researcher Dr. Scott Hinch, a professor in the faculty of forestry and head of the Pacific Salmon Ecology and

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