The species was declared critically endangered on Thursday, with fewer than 450 left.
Climate change is already leading to devastating floods, droughts, and the displacement of millions of people. And as the planet continues to warm, fish populations are poised to take a significant hit.
If there was a particularly bad time for Louisiana to stop testing waterways for toxic fish, it would be now.
Fish are at a far greater risk from climate change than previously thought, as researchers have shown that embryos and spawning adults are more susceptible to warming oceans.
Nearly half of all gamefish in freshwater lakes, streams and rivers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed may be unsafe to eat because of high levels of mercury, a new study suggests.
In a yearslong fight to ensure that Washington state waterways and fish are safe for people to eat, environmental groups and the Makah Indian Tribe have sued the Environmental Protection Agency over its move to rollback water quality standards in a way that would allow more pollution.
A new report from the Forest Practices Board found logging roads are sending sediment into streams and damaging fish habitat.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.
The pandemic has put public health officials in a perilous place—caught between the common good and the often-toxic American drive for personal freedom.