Latest Ruffe Stories

2012-03-12 15:00:34

University of Rhode Island marine biologist Jacqueline Webb gets an occasional strange look when she brings fish to the Orthopedics Research Lab at Rhode Island Hospital.

2008-07-17 06:10:00

A new study published Wednesday reveals that 57 species carried into the Great Lakes since the lakes were connected to the sea are responsible for $200 million in annual damages.

2008-07-17 03:00:21

A U.S. study suggests invasive species brought in by ocean-going ships may be costing the Great Lakes region more than $200 million a year.

2008-07-01 06:00:26

By Jenny Haworth Environment Correspondent NEW laws could see anglers and landowners who put alien fish species into lochs and rivers fined up to GBP 1,000. The Scottish Government legislation aims to provide greater protection to our native freshwater fish life.

2007-02-28 12:00:00

By DAVID GREENWOOD CONSERVATIONISTS are celebrating the end of a major operation to save rare fish found only in a North Wales lake from the jaws of its arch enemy.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]