• invasive species
  • The workshop brought together a select number of specialists who deal with aquaculture, species management, wildlife trade management, turtles, turtle farming, health issues, water quality, invasive species, and genetic pollution - all topics relevant to turtle farms. (fws.gov)
  • acidic
  • Rather than the chemical fingerprints of acidic, salty water found at previous sites, Opportunity discovered telltale clays called smectites that form in pH-neutral water. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Gradually, water activity declined and what did exist became acidic, scientific findings revealed, and then, beginning about 3 billion years ago, Mars apparently dried up. (taipeitimes.com)
  • First the water has to be neutralized (neutral pH), as acidic water is damaging to your health and could possibly cause kidney problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • existence
  • Opportunity, along with its now-defunct twin, Spirit, landed on Mars 10 years ago for concurrent 90-day missions to look for clues of the past existence of water. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Continued human development, including drainage for development and polluted agriculture runoff, as well as alterations in the water cycle threaten the existence of the Everglades. (wikipedia.org)
  • mechanisms
  • Some terrestrial mammals, especially desert rodents appear to survive without drinking but they do generate water through the metabolism of cereal seeds and they also have mechanisms to conserve water to the maximum degree. (wikipedia.org)
  • areas
  • Since 1993, Program biologists have been conducting freshwater mussel surveys for rare species by targeting historic locations, suitable habitats and areas with host fishes present. (nj.us)
  • The importance of freshwater species, ecosystems and services to human livelihoods and wellbeing is increasingly being recognised, and the FBU works in a number of areas to provide the information to support decisions for the protection of wetland species and livelihoods. (iucn.org)
  • Each of these focus areas is interrelated with the others, and includes biologic, physical, technologic and policy aspects of freshwater. (uwm.edu)
  • Many areas suffer from lack of distribution of fresh water, such as deserts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Until recently, the freshwater crocodile was common in northern Australia, especially where saltwater crocodiles are absent (such as more arid inland areas and higher elevations). (wikipedia.org)
  • Freshwater marshes are usually found near the mouths of rivers and are present in areas with low drainage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some of the most common plants in these areas are cattails, water lilies, arrowheads, and rushes. (wikipedia.org)
  • marine
  • A large number of tortoises and freshwater turtles are listed in Appendices I and II of the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora ( CITES ), and all marine turtles are listed in Appendix I. In June, 2006, the United States listed the alligator snapping turtle ( Macroclemys temminckii ) and all species of map turtle ( Graptemys spp. (fws.gov)
  • Carbonate alkalinity in the pore waters of anoxic marine sediments. (springer.com)
  • The following cladogram is an overview of the main clades of gastropods based on the taxonomy of Bouchet & Rocroi (2005), with families that contain freshwater species marked in boldface: (Some of the highlighted families consist entirely of freshwater species, but some of them also contain, or even mainly consist of, marine species. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2010) and simplified with families that contain freshwater species marked in boldface: (Marine gastropods (Siphonarioidea, Sacoglossa, Amphiboloidea, Pyramidelloidea) are not depicted within Panpulmonata for simplification. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some of these highlighted families consist entirely of freshwater species, but some of them also contain, or even mainly consist of, marine species. (wikipedia.org)
  • Assimineidae - about 20 freshwater species, other are marine Bithyniidae, small snails, native to Eastern Hemisphere. (wikipedia.org)
  • About 1250 freshwater species other are marine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stenothyridae - about 60 freshwater species, others are marine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Families: Margaritiferidae Unionidae Hyriidae Etheriidae Mutelidae Mycetopodidaes Iridinidae[citation needed] Order Unionoida: pearly freshwater mussels Family Margaritiferidae, a shell of Margaritifera auricularia Family Unionidae, Quadrula metanevra, the monkeyface mussel Family Unionidae, Anodonta cygnea Order Veneroida The Veneroida is a large group of bivalve "clams", most of which are marine. (wikipedia.org)
  • although
  • Although freshwater mussels are most diverse in North America, where there are 281 species and 16 subspecies, they are among the most rapidly declining animal groups on the continent. (nj.us)
  • Unlike their much larger Australian relative, the saltwater crocodile, freshwater crocodiles are not known as man-eaters and rarely cause fatalities, although they will bite in self-defence if cornered. (wikipedia.org)
  • The toad is poisonous to freshwater crocodiles, although not to saltwater crocodiles, and the toad is rampant throughout the Australian wilderness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the freshwater crocodile does not attack humans as potential prey, it can deliver a nasty bite. (wikipedia.org)
  • whose
  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to establish contact, before or during the application process, with Freshwater Sciences faculty members whose research interests are closest to their own, regarding the likelihood of one serving as the student's major professor. (uwm.edu)
  • found
  • The United States is home to a rich variety of freshwater and terrestrial turtles with 57 species, or approximately 18% of the world's turtles found here. (fws.gov)
  • Freshwater swamp forests are found in a range of climate zones , from boreal through temperate and subtropical to tropical . (wikipedia.org)
  • NASA's decade-old Mars rover, Opportunity, has found evidence that fresh water once pooled on the Red Planet's surface, reinforcing similar discoveries made by newcomer Curiosity on the other side of the planet, scientists said on Thursday. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Freshwater crocodiles are found in the states of Western Australia, Queensland, and the Northern Territory. (wikipedia.org)
  • regions
  • see below), also known as the Australian freshwater crocodile, Johnstone's crocodile or colloquially as freshie, is a species of crocodile endemic to the northern regions of Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • Original attempts to understand and monitor freshwater ecosystems were spurred on by threats to human health (ex. (wikipedia.org)
  • Common chemical stresses on freshwater ecosystem health include acidification, eutrophication and copper and pesticide contamination. (wikipedia.org)
  • management
  • The Service's International Wildlife Trade Program convened a freshwater turtle workshop in St. Louis in September 2010 to discuss the pressing management, regulatory, scientific, and enforcement needs associated with the harvest and trade of freshwater turtles in the United States. (fws.gov)
  • The Master of Science program has two tracks designed to provide a strong foundation necessary for the training of graduates that will utilize novel approaches to the sustainable and equitable use and management of freshwater systems worldwide. (uwm.edu)
  • The Doctor of Philosophy program is a research degree designed to explore and discover novel approaches to the sustainable and equitable use and management of freshwater systems worldwide. (uwm.edu)
  • Water management institutions along the Texas/Mexico border, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. (wikipedia.org)
  • look
  • The acidity of the water cannot be detected with the naked eye, the water may look clear and bright, but it may still be acid. (wikipedia.org)
  • rocks
  • Meanwhile, on the other side of the planet, Opportunity has been analyzing water-bearing rocks at the rim of an ancient impact crater called Endeavour. (taipeitimes.com)
  • sites
  • In addition to wading in water, we inspect shorelines for shells and relicts (very old shells) at all survey sites. (nj.us)
  • Reference sites are easier to reconstruct in standing water than moving water. (wikipedia.org)