Biology News
UM professor receives award of excellence in fish physiology - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
MIAMI-- University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Professor Martin Grosell received the Award of Excellence in fish physiology from the American Fisheries Society. The award was presented to Grosell during the 13th ...

How Laws to Protect Biodiversity Backfired on Scientists Trying to Save It - The Wire


The Wire
The legal fences around biodiversity research are so strong that it even thwarts basic research and international collaborations. The remedy, the signatories have argued, is a separate agreement to ensure fewer restrictions on academic research.

Princess Mako visits Brazilian zoology museum that's home to millions of specimens - The Japan Times


The Japan Times
The collection at the Museum of Zoology includes fish specimens that the Japanese Emperor donated to the university after his visit to Sao Paulo in 1978, when he was Crown Prince. The princess showed interest in the specimens and asked questions, ...

Did PCB's Save the Stripers? A Fish Story

Englewood - United States

New York Times article about the fact that striped bass are thriving in the Hudson River because PCBs deter fishing, even though PCBs actually are harmful to the fish. However, fish in Newark Harbor have adapted to contaminants. [Requires free registration.]

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