Tag: rivers

October 20, 2022

Turtles survive oil spills better after rehabilitation

When the Enbridge pipeline burst into a Michigan creek in 2010, Josh Otten was ready to help with the cleanup, especially since he knew wildlife was being affected. “I was...

September 1, 2021

Human water demand can imperil California’s endangered species

In Southern California, where scarce water resources are carefully managed, it would seem like wildlife would benefit when more water flowed in streams and rivers. But that’s not what researchers...

February 26, 2019

Winter road salt can harm wildlife

Spreading salt on the roads to make winter driving safer may be causing problems for wildlife. In a recent article, scientists reported a large increase of chloride in streams, lakes...