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
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 Michael D. Regan
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…
By Joshua Barajas
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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