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Gasoline spill likely killed thousands of Goldstream River salmon

Thousands of salmon are expected to have been killed by a large gasoline spill that poured into Goldstream River during the weekend.A Columbia Fuels truck smashed into the rock face and rolled, damaging the cab and one of the two tanks the engine was pulling. About

April 19, 2011

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Egtved virus caused marine mass death in Northern hemisphere

A virus likened to the human Ebola virus because it makes fish bleed to death has been identified as the mystery agent that caused thousands of dead fish to clog up Milwaukee harbour last month.The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced on 1 April

April 17, 2011

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Toxic sardines kill 20 in Madagascar

At least 20 people have died and 126 others are in critical condition after consuming toxic sardines in Madagascar’s south-western town of Toliara. A similar incident was also reported in Sakaraha, about 130km away from the coastal area.The sardines were said to

April 08, 2011

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Hundreds of dead fish line Iowa cove's banks

Why are there hundreds of dead fish lining the banks of a cove along the Des Moines River near Eddyville? Local residents don't have that answer, but they did report the finned casualties to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.David Dobson of Eddyville said he

April 07, 2011

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Hundreds Of Fish Die In Northside Pond, Florida

People living near a Northside pond said toxic chemicals from a construction site may be what has killed hundreds of fish. Residents who live near the pond off Oak Lawn Road said they've enjoyed the pond for years, calling it a place of relaxation where they can

April 05, 2011

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Dead spadefishes at Alabama, sei whale in Virginia

There had been reports of hundreds spadelfish washing up along three miles of the beaches at Alabama. There's still no cause for the hundreds of dead fish that were found dead along the gulf shores over the weekend. They were also found along the gulf state pier

March 29, 2011

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Hundreds of dead starfish wash up on Talybont beach, UK

Several hundred dead starfish have been found washed up on a north Wales beach and it comes following the discovery at Talybont, between Harlech and Barmouth in Gwynedd. Authorities reveal that its common for starfish to be washed ashore during spring tides but it was

March 27, 2011

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More dolphins and whales beached in South Carolina

A large pygmy sperm whale carcass washed up by the Morris Island lighthouse and was found over the weekend. It was too decomposed to say what killed it, researchers concluded.The whale stranding follows a string of 13 bottlenose dolphin carcasses since late

March 21, 2011

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US West coast EQ predictions

In today's article named Alarming magnetic field changes signal major quake for West Coast author presents Jim Berkland, former USGS scientist well-known by his accurate earthquake predictions so far. They say his accuracy is about 80%. his greatest claim to

March 19, 2011

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30 whales stranded near Tasmania

A group of about 30 pilot whales have become stranded on Bruny Island, south of the Tasmanian state capital Hobart.The whales are stranded on Butlers Beach on the northern tip of Larbillardiere Peninsula adjacent to Partridge Island.Preliminary reports indicate

March 17, 2011

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Thousands of seabirds swept by tsunami on Midway atoll

Thousands Laysan albatross, along with thousands of chicks and other seabirds, perished as tsunami waves reaching 5ft-tall (1,5meter) rolled over the remote low-lying Midway islands just four hours after the magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck Japan on Friday.The waves

March 16, 2011

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Hundreds of dead fish appear in Glen Ellyn pond

A pond in Glen Ellyn has become overrun with hundreds of dead fish. Neighbors first noticed the floating fish carcasses a few days ago in a pond called Maryknoll in a small subdivision just east of 355.They say the smell is awful. The pond is a popular fishing spot

March 11, 2011

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Fish kills reported on West Australian coast

WA's extended spell of hot, still weather and warm ocean temperatures is believed to be the cause of fish kills along the Mid West coast and out at the Abrolhos Islands.Department of Fisheries Senior Fish Pathologist Dr Brian Jones said he expected the natural

March 09, 2011

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Billions of dead fish washed up at King Harbor, US

Millions of dead fish have washed up in King Harbor near Redondo Beach, and officials are now trying to figure out why. The dead fish, mostly sardines along with anchovies and mackerel, are apparently floating up to the surface from the ocean floor. KTLA's Sky5

March 07, 2011

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More birds death worldwide

Virus Threatens Birds in the Juarez, Mexico There's virus spreading in Juarez, Mexico that killed hundreds of birds. Birds have dropped dead across the city and now people are hoping the outbreak does not spread to all poultry. The virus spreads through the air,

February 26, 2011