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Oak Ridge Pond Clean-Up Underway

Efforts to create a healthier ecosystem in a contaminated pond in Oak Ridge, Tenn., yield encouraging results.

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Intersex Fish Found in N.C. Waterways

Male black bass in the North Carolina waterways are frequently exhibiting female characteristics. These traits are linked to the presence of endocrine disrupting compounds in the water.

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Lawsuit Defends Blackside Dace

A federal lawsuit filed in Knoxville, Tenn., alleges regulators failed to meet legal obligations to protect a threatened fish endemic to Appalachian streams. Four citizens groups, including the Sierra Club and Statewide Organizing for Community Empowerment, claim the U.S. Office

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The Lake Sturgeon: Ancient Fish, Modern Recovery

The lake sturgeon is the largest and longest-living freshwater fish native to the southeastern United States. In evolutionary terms, this primitive fish has changed little since it swam among dinosaurs, but its continued survival was in doubt until recently.

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