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By PBS NewsHour
Asian carp are fast-growing invasive species that for decades have pushed out native marine life up and down the Mississippi watershed. But as state and federal officials spend hundreds of millions of dollars to stop Asian carp from entering the…
By Megan Thompson, Michael D. Regan, Mori Rothman
The invasive fish have caused major problems up and down the Mississippi watershed and are a significant threat to Midwest fishing industries. The University of Illinois' response? Serve them for dinner. Take a peek at its recipes.
By Megan Thompson
On this edition for Sunday, Jan. 6, the latest on the continuing shutdown stalemate over funding for a border wall and new details on the exodus of American troops in Syria. Later, a nearly $800 million plan to keep invasive…
Asian carp are invasive fish that grow fast, jump high and have taken over large swaths of the Mississippi watershed. And now, state and federal governments are worried the Great Lakes are next. On everything from electric fences to contracted…
By Megan Thompson, Mori Rothman, Michael D. Regan
By Michael D. Regan
Federal and state officials have renewed calls for the release of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study that could offer options to tackle the threat of Asian carp and other invasive species.
By Joshua Barajas
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a study Monday on how best to keep the invasive species Asian carp from overwhelming the Great Lakes and threatening the area’s multi-billion dollar fishing industry. Ash-har Quraishi of WTTW Chicago…
An Old Fashioned Strategy to Keep Asian Carp at Bay in the Great Lakes: Eat Them…
The Asian carp, first brought to U.S. waterways to eat overabundant algae, is becoming a major menace to fishermen in states such as Illinois by gobbling up plankton and depriving other fish of food.
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