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Why Are Millions Of Fish Suddenly Dying In Mass Death Events All Over The Planet? Michael SnyderActivist Post Millions upon millions of fish are suddenly dying in mass death events all over the world, and nobody seems to know why it is happening.

Why Are Millions Of Fish Suddenly Dying In Mass Death Events All Over The Planet?

In many of the news reports that are linked to below, locals are quoted as saying that they have never seen anything like this before. So is there a connection between all of the fish deaths that are now occurring all over the planet? If there is a connection, is there anything that we can do to stop the fish die-off? Sadly, because the big mainstream news networks in the United States have been virtually silent about this phenomenon, most Americans have absolutely no idea that it is happening. Please share the list posted below with as many people as you can. -July 18, 2013: 20 acres of fish ponds full of dead fish in Shandong, China. Fish deaths in Olway Brook, Llansoy, are investigated.

Insight: As Congress looks away, U.S. tiptoes toward exporting a gas bounty. Videos. Coral reefs heading for fishing and climate crisis. 23 February 2011Last updated at 14:37 By Richard Black Environment correspondent, BBC News Healthy coral reefs provide a living for about 275 million people, with many more dependent on them Three-quarters of the world's coral reefs are at risk due to overfishing, pollution, climate change and other factors, says a major new assessment.

Coral reefs heading for fishing and climate crisis

Reefs at Risk Revisited collates the work of hundreds of scientists and took three years to compile. The biggest threat is exploitative fishing, the researchers say, though most reefs will be feeling the impact of climate change within 20 years. But, they say, there are measures that can be taken to protect at least some. Continue reading the main story “Start Quote If we don't learn from these successes then I think that in 50 years' time, most reefs will be gone” End QuoteDr Mark SpaldingThe Nature Conservancy. Acid oceans turn 'Finding Nemo' fish deaf. 1 June 2011Last updated at 00:47 By Richard Black Environment correspondent, BBC News Baby clownfish face a "wall of mouths" when they first arrive at the reef Clownfish, the spectacular tropical species featured in the movie Finding Nemo, appear to lose their hearing in water slightly more acidic than normal.

Acid oceans turn 'Finding Nemo' fish deaf

Renewable Energy. Wind power in the United Kingdom. UK installed wind power capacity 1990–2013 (operational)

Wind power in the United Kingdom

Severn Barrage. Barrage locations considered over the years.

Severn Barrage

The most westward locations around Ilfracombe and The Gower are not shown. Black indicates lines of most interest, with associated peak power generation at that location. Severn tidal barrage axed as nuclear power plants proposed - News. The UK has scrapped plans for a £30 billion Severn tidal project, claiming it would be 'very costly to deliver and very challenging to attract the necessary investment from the private sector alone'.

Severn tidal barrage axed as nuclear power plants proposed - News

Although the Sustainable Development Commission (SDC) and others had been in favour of the scheme other groups, particularly the RSPB, had opposed the expected loss of a protected wetland habitat. In recent months it became clear the project faced economic rather than environmental challenges with experts telling the Ecologist recently that the scheme had become 'ludicrously expensive'. Although the UK has a target of achieving 15 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020 it had not been including the Severn tidal barrage, which could have met 5 per cent of the target, in its plans.

Tidal power. These work rather like a hydro-electric scheme, except that the dam is much bigger. A huge dam (called a "barrage") is built across a river estuary. Pump Carbon Dioxide Underground - Science News. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A team of researchers representing government, industry and academia has launched a test project in which carbon dioxide produced by a natural gas processing plant is being disposed of by injecting it far beneath the ground.

Pump Carbon Dioxide Underground - Science News

Officials announced Thursday that the test is under way at a site in Otsego County's Charlton Township, about 10 miles east of Gaylord in the northern part of the Lower Peninsula. It is one of more than 20 such projects taking place around the country. • Click here to visit's Natural Science Center. Breathingearth - CO2, birth & death rates by country, simulated real-time. SmartPlanet - We Make You Smarter - People, Business & Technology. ‪LISTEN TO YOUR HEART ~ Mike Rowland‬‏ Ecology Drives the Worldwide Distribution of Human Diseases.

Identifying the factors underlying the origin and maintenance of the latitudinal diversity gradient is a central problem in ecology, but no consensus has emerged on which processes might generate this broad pattern.

Ecology Drives the Worldwide Distribution of Human Diseases

Interestingly, the vast majority of studies exploring the gradient have focused on free-living organisms, ignoring parasitic and infectious disease (PID) species. Here, we address the influence of environmental factors on the biological diversity of human pathogens and their global spatial organization. Using generalized linear multivariate models and Monte Carlo simulations, we conducted a series of comparative analyses to test the hypothesis that human PIDs exhibit the same global patterns of distribution as other taxonomic groups.

We found a significant negative relationship between latitude and PID species richness, and a nested spatial organization, i.e., the accumulation of PID species with latitude, over large spatial scales. Figures Copyright: © 2004 Guernier et al. Ecology Conferences Worldwide Conferences in ecology and related fields. Journey to the Sinking Lands.