Brazil France Germany India Indonesia Iraq South Africa
 
 
Sign up for our
free e-newsletter.





Case Studies
E-Newsletter
News
Resources
Water Management Associations
 
Fish are Dying at Alarming Rates
A study published in the September issue of BioScience, estimates that by 2050 , eighty-six species of fish may be extinct. That rate is 877 times higher than normal and has been accelerating in the past 20 years leading study author, Noel M. Burkhead of the U.S. Geological Survey to believe that “something’s up.”

Many of the extinct freshwater fishes lived in the Great lakes region and most likely died off because settlements and cities built on the lakes contributed to pollution, overfishing and the introduction of nonnative species that outcompeted them.

Marguerite A. Xenopoulos of Trent University in Ontario, who authored a 2005 study on freshwater fish extinctions, feels “the numbers should be a wake-up call that we urgently need to apply freshwater conservation efforts.”

 
Click for the full article
 


About Us Categories From The Gallery   News Updates News Updates

Our Company
Case Studies
Products
Site Map

Resources/Tools
Parts/Service
International

Gulf Of Mexico Dead Zone - A report from the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium has a grim outlook for the ocean basin. An annual algae bloom that decays and expends oxygen from the water, killing any biodiversity in the region, is expected to cause a hypoxic zone (also called a dead zone) to expand almost three times larger than normal.


© 2010 Copyright Aquarius Systems. All Rights Reserved. info@aquarius-systems.com   |   (262) 392-2162