New U.S. Geological Survey-led research suggests that even though amphibians are severely declining worldwide, there is no smoking gun – and thus no simple solution – to halting or reversing these declines. “Implementing conservation plans at a local level will be key in stopping amphibian population losses, since global efforts to reduce or lessen threats… Read More


ANN ARBOR, Mich. USA and DAEJEON, Korea – NSF International, a global organization with more than 70 years of certification expertise that provides independent certification throughout the automotive supply chain, has earned recognition from Korea’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT). The recognition enables parts manufacturers to utilize NSF… Read More Source: NSF New… Read More


This Saturday, May 21st is World Fish Migration Day for 2016.  On this day, over 1,000 organizations located throughout the world host local events “to create awareness on the importance of open rivers and migratory fish.”  This day provides a great opportunity for us to reflect on the important role migratory corridors, for fish as… Read More


Many of the environmental hazards of the gas extraction process, called hydraulic fracturing or fracking, are by now familiar: contaminated drinking water, oil spills and methane gas leaks, exploding rail cars and earthquakes. A less well-known effect is the destruction of large areas of Midwestern farmland resulting from one of fracking’s key ingredients: sand. Source:… Read More