Montana state officials announced Friday that the Yellowstone River was closed immediately to all water-based recreation, including fishing, wading, floating, tubing and boating to prevent the spread of a dangerous parasitic disease killing fish.
A monstrous red tide bloom, the largest seen in Florida since 2006 is advancing on the state's beaches. It has already killed thousands of fish in the Gulf of Mexico, and officials are now concerned about health risks if it washes ashore.
More than 500 tons of freshwater fish including milk fish and tilapia have drowned in commercial fish cages in Talisay, Batangas and Bolinao, Pangasinan in Luzon Island, Philippines, according to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)
The mysterious spate of mass fish and bird deaths continues as the latest two separate incidents see thousands of fish floating in a warm creek in Florida and 200 birds strewn across a bridge in Texas.
A series of recent events along the US Gulf coast have many residents wondering just how far the tentacles of BP reach and what force those tentacles use in attempts at releasing information showing the severity of BP’s assault on the environment.