News & Notes

PBS Broadcast Spotlights Water Pollution Issues

The PBS program “Poisoned Waters” provides evidence of the degree to which human development and other activities threaten our aquatic heritage.

22 Apr 11:51 AM 0 Read More...

The End of Aquariums?

A bill now working its way through the United States Congress would effectively end the keeping of non-native species in home aquariums.

13 Apr 11:25 AM 0 Read More...

Proposed Invasive Species Legislation Goes Too Far

Nonnative Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act, HR6311, seeks to prevent the introduction of invasive species through a mixture of white lists and possession bans, which could have dire consequences for the aquarium industry and hobby.

18 Aug 10:01 PM 0 Read More...

Native Fish Species Under Siege

Drought, shifting temperature patterns, and competition from invasive species are pushing endemic North American fishes to the brink.

21 Jul 9:46 PM 0 Read More...

And Now for the Really Bad News

The journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, carried the dismal news that about one third of the world’s coral species are at risk of extinction.

14 Jul 8:54 PM 0 Read More...