New study documents 88% decline in freshwater megafauna

Last month, researchers at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) published a paper, compiling 42 years of data that showed disturbing (putting it mildly) trends in the loss of large freshwater fish, reptile and mammal species around the world — up to 99% in some freshwater systems. This is huge. And, importantly, […]