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2012-03-13 16:24:35

A drastic decrease in the population of freshwater mussels could have dire effects on fish and humans alike.

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2011-12-30 13:43:58

A brainless and faceless fish was one of 15 species discovered this year in a series of Scottish marine excavations.

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2011-07-15 09:29:05

Ocean acidification, a consequence of climate change, could weaken the shells of California mussels and diminish their body mass, with serious implications for coastal ecosystems.

2010-11-30 21:58:59

Scientists working with the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary and The Academy of Natural Sciences have made an important discovery in the Delaware River between Chester, Pennsylvania, and Trenton, New Jersey: beds of freshwater mussels.

2010-08-16 18:08:56

Climate change is causing higher air and water temperatures along the east coast of the United States.

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2010-03-23 10:12:46

The endangered freshwater mussel species has been given a welcome boost by scientists from Queen's University Belfast following a 12 year cultivation project.

2010-03-04 16:50:12

We may like to eat mussels steamed in white wine, but we also like to find mussels at the beach. Mostly they are burrowed into the ground or tethered to rocks.

2010-02-08 09:05:00

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ - Here is a new seafood choice that needs to be considered this Valentine's season.

2010-01-26 14:14:57

Biodiversity in freshwater systems is impacted as much or more by environmental change than tropical rain forests.

2009-09-03 11:08:46

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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