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US rivers and streams are compromised by increasing salt loads

Human activities are exposing US rivers and streams to a cocktail of salts, with consequences for infrastructure and drinking water supplies. So reports a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that is the first to assess the combined, long-term changes in freshwater salinity and alkalization ...

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Dolphins Think They Belong in Rivers Now

Dolphins think they’re so cool, jumping and spinning all over the ocean. That’s because, well … OK, they are pretty cool. But the aptly named river dolphin of the Amazon is a little more laid back. It doesn’t have all the space that ocean dolphins do to flip around, so ...

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