If you’ve ever wondered how dredging affects fish and other aquatic wildlife, you can now put your mind at ease. Scientists at the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) have found that suction dredge mining does no harm to fish. Not only that, but it may help to improve their habitat.
The two scientists reporting, Claudia Wise and Joseph Green, have done in-depth research in this area and have come to the conclusion that no evidence exists that dredging harms fish. Wildlife activists have made claims over the years that dredging deteriorates aquatic habitats. They’ve found that it actually helps the habitat … Continue Reading “Science Says That Dredging Is Fish-Friendly”