Aquatic Life & Ecosystem projects

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The Altamaha spinymussel (Elliptio spinosa), found exclusively in the Altamaha river in Georgia, was added to the endangered species list in 2011. Decline in population of the Altamaha spinymusse... Read More

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In the spring of 2014, the US and Mexico unleashed the flow of the Colorado River, which originally emptied into the Sea of Cortex (Gulf of California). Many eyes will be watching to see if the del... Read More

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The Hawaiian Monk Seal, Monachus schauinslandi, is an endangered species that lives in the Northwestern Hawaiian islands. They are endangered because humans have moved into their habitats, taking o... Read More

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This is a long-term site of the Leaf Pack Network, with the Stroud Water Research Center.

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The Austin Blind Salamander, Eurycea waterlooensis, lives in the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer, which is found in Travis county, Texas. The species has been designated as endangered... Read More

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The Dusky Gopher Frog , Rana Servosa, is an endangered species that lives in Mississippi.

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Sound Dampening: Bald Cypress ...(Taxodium distichum) barrier. Damn Monk: Internal restoration and repair. Beaver Damage: Removal of fallen trees and shrubs; back-fill of tunnels, burrows, an... Read More

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The Georgia Pigtoe mussel, Pleurobema, hanleyianum, which was considered extinct in 2000, is now considered endangered due to habitat loss from dams, channelization and pollution. The Georgia Pigt... Read More

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I have been listing the By-The-Wind-Sailors, Velella on the Jelly Watch http://jellywatch.org/ tracking website. I have also seen as thousands of sooty shearwaters coming into the area. It is beli... Read More