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There are 14 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Fish".

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1. Piling it on

Renewable energy is an important part of the UK's energy mix and we need to know more about its effects on marine animals. Steve Simpson and Rick Bruintjes explain how they're using a home-made pile-driver to investigate.

Tags: Fish, Marine life, Oceans, Pollution
2. Trout in hot water

Understanding the effects of climate change on ecosystems is a complex business. Eoin O'Gorman describes how trout living in geothermally-heated Icelandic streams are helping.

Tags: Animals, Biodiversity, Ecology, Environmental change, Fish, Rivers and lakes
3. Ship noise puts fish in danger

Noise made by passing ships stops eels from using their survival instincts, say NERC-supported scientists investigating the effects of man-made noise on fish.

Tags: Animals, Biology, Climate, Earth observation, Earth system, Environmental change, Fish, Hazards, Marine life, Oceans, Pollution, Technology, UK, Water
4. Anti-depressants disrupt fish's brains

Drugs designed to ease the symptoms of mental health problems such as depression, obsessive compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress can have major disruptive effects on aquatic animals' brains, say scientists.

Tags: Animals, Biology, Ecology, Fish, Genetics, Hazards, Health, Rivers and lakes
5. New genetic test shows up fish mislabelling

Scientists have found a new way of testing for the genes of particular kinds of fish quickly, cheaply and accurately.

Tags: Conservation, Environmental change, Fish, Genetics, Natural resources, Oceans
6. Plastic found in British fish

Scientists have found tiny fragments of plastic in the digestive systems of fish pulled from the English Channel.

Tags: Conservation, Ecology, Fish, Marine life, Oceans, Pollution, UK, Water
7. Farmers bid to reduce river pollution and encourage wildlife

Cornish farmers are benefitting from improvements to their farms that will also cut pollution levels in the River Fowey, which originates high on Bodmin Moor and runs for about 30 miles until it reaches the sea.

Tags: Biodiversity, Ecology, Farming, Fish, Natural resources, Pollution, Rivers and lakes, Sustainability, Water
8. First incidence of skin cancer found in fish

UK-led researchers have identified skin cancer in a wild fish population for the first time.

Tags: Biology, Environmental change, Fish, Natural resources
9. Tackling seafood fraud - Fisheries forensics

Media attention to mislabelled seafood is helping bring the scale of illegal and unregulated fishing to consumers' attention. Gary Carvalho and Stefano Mariani explain how genetic tools can promote sustainability and make sure the fish we buy is what it says on the label.

Tags: Fish, Food, Marine life, Natural resources, Oceans, Sustainability
10. Europe still has a rich reservoir of unknown species

You could be forgiven for thinking that all of Europe's plants and animals were discovered, documented and named a long time ago. But it turns out that nothing could be further from the truth.

Tags: Animals, Biodiversity, Biology, Birds, Ecology, Fish, Fungi, Insects, Microbes, Plants

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