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Archives for: October 2008
Murkiness causes species to interbreed out of existence in polluted Lake Victoria

The release of sediment and algae-boosting fertilizers into Lake Victoria can cause cichlid species to interbreed in the murky water, according to Ole Seehausen, evolutionary biologist at the University of Bern in Switzerland and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology in Kastanienbaum.

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Venomous fish found in British river

A Greater Weever (Trachinus draco) has been found in a stretch of the Thames estuary in Great Britain. The species, which is native to the Eastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean, and the Black Sea, is one of many signs of the improving health of the Thames estuary.

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Google maps now adding marine parks

Google is now adding marine parks to their maps, starting with the famous Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia.

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