Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Hypoxic Floods and Fish Kills

Our latest paper was just published in Nature Communications!

Organic matter loading by hippopotami causes subsidy overload resulting in downstream hypoxia and fish kills

From the first fish kill we witnessed almost a decade ago in the Mara River, we have painstakingly been tracing the fish kills and hypoxic floods to the flushing of hippo pools.  We're happy to get this paper in an open access journal so that anyone can access it anywhere.  

Here are some popular press pieces about this work: