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In Less Than 100 Years Trout Will Become Extinct In The Iberian Peninsula
2012-09-05 16:24:36

Climate change, pollution, the extraction of water for irrigation and overfishing all threaten the survival of the common trout. This fish is very sensitive to changes in its environment and, according to the Spanish study, its habitat will have reduced by half by the year 2040 and will have completely disappeared from Iberian rivers by 2100, so its population will become extinct. Global warming is threatening the existence of many fish species, especially those in the salmonid family,...

2008-07-02 09:00:31

The lines of anglers waiting to cover prime trout beats bear witness to a need Colorado might someday rise to meet, if anyone heeds a small change in wording of a policy paper wildlife commissioners approved last month. For decades, trout fishers have been growing in number. The crowding is conspicuous, especially among fly fishers who favor quality trout habitats, which Colorado calls Gold Medal waters. No one is making streams anymore (and few reservoirs). Meanwhile, public access has...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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