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Animals, crops suffering as Europe's heatwave hits new highs

Source: bostonherald.com/

BERLIN The heatwave gripping large stretches of Europe has already been blamed for deadly forest fires and crop failures. Now freshwater fish could be its next victims.
Some regions in Germany sweltered as the mercury hit 39 degrees Celsius (102 F,) and the German Meteorological Office said the country's all-time record of 40.3 Celsius (104.5 Fahrenheit) could be topped Tuesday.

Rivers like the Rhine and the Elbe have soaked up so much heat that fish are beginning to suffocate.
"I'm expecting a tragedy as soon as next week," Philipp Sicher from the Swiss Fishery Association told German news agency dpa.
In Hamburg, authorities collected almost five metric tons (11,000 pounds) of dead fish from ponds over the weekend, dpa reported. Firefighters have started pumping fresh water into some ponds and lakes in a bid to raise oxygen levels.

Scientists say the record heat seen in Europe but also North America and parts of Asia this year points to the influence of man-made climate change , and could become more common in future.
Several of Germany's nuclear power stations are reducing energy output because rivers used to cool the power plants are too warm.

Read more: http://www.bostonherald.com/business/business_markets/2018/07/animals_crops_suffering_as_europes_heatwave_hits_new_highs



You wont hear about this and this https://sofrep.com/106550/drought-in-afghanistan-worst-in-recent-history/ on our no news Koch run networks.

With the Federal Indictments against Russia GRU, now is a good time to repeat this

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