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'Modest' fine sediment and phosphate pollution in English rivers causes mortality of up to 80% of mayfly eggs

Increased levels of fine suspended sediment and phosphate in aquatic ecosystems can have significant negative impacts on the survival of mayfly eggs, according to a new study. 513 more words

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MARS final conference: Managing multiple stress for multiple benefits in aquatic ecosystems

Over the last four years, the MARS project has investigated the impacts and interactions of multiple stressors in European aquatic ecosystems. Funded under the EU FP7 programme… 210 more words

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Top 17 posts of 2017

As the end of the year approaches, we’ve looked back over 2017 to collect 17 of our most popular posts on freshwater science, policy and conservation. 2,345 more words

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How do multiple stressors affect food webs in South Wales streams?

Human activities are altering freshwater ecosystems and biodiversity across the world at an unprecedented rate. However, predicting how freshwater species populations are affected by multiple stressors is often difficult, as a result of the complex and interactive ecological processes such as… 594 more words

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Multiple stressor effects on fish assemblages in the Austrian Alps

The rivers and stream ecosystems of the mountainous European Alps are under increasing stress as a result of human activities. So-called ’hydromorphological’ alterations – those which change the hydrological regime (or… 645 more words

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eConference on The Future of Water Management in Europe

Between 19th and 21st September the MARS project will host an online eConference on The Future of Water Management in Europe.

The eConference aims to gather constructive and practical suggestions from the scientific community to help improve the monitoring and management of aquatic ecosystems across Europe. 746 more words

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Broader scale research needed for emerging threat of endocrine disrupting chemicals

Some chemicals in freshwater ecosystems have the potential to alter the hormonal balance and function of aquatic organisms. Such ‘endocrine disrupting chemicals’ (or EDCs) can significantly affect how aquatic organisms live, feed and reproduce, and potentially cause stress on their populations. 561 more words

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