Warming bad for life in freshwater lakes and rivers

Climate News Network: Austria's alpine lakes are warming, and that's bad news for the region's fish and economy, according to new research in the journal Hydrobiologia. The Alpine valleys are warming: From 1980 to 1999 the region warmed three times the global average. Martin Dokulil of the Institute for Limnology at the University of Innsbruck studied data from nine lakes larger than 10 square kilometers, or about 2,500 acres. The largest, Bodensee or Lake Constance, touches Austria's border with Germany and Switzerland;......

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