Asian Carp Found Further up the Mississippi

Asian Carp Found Further up the Mississippi

On Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported evidence of Asian carp spawning further up the Mississippi River than expected. Eggs and embryos from the invasive Asian carp turned up in samples taken from the upper Mississippi River, near Lynxville Wisconson in 2013, 250 miles further upstream than previously reported. Worse, the fact that the […]

Asian Carp Taking Over Lake Michigan

Asian Carp Taking Over Lake Michigan

United States officials are weighing up an $18 billion project to prevent giant Asian carp taking over Lake Michigan. The fish, which can grow to over a meter long, are displacing indigenous species. The White House and Congress have commissioned US army engineers to find a solution as the carp have also started to launch […]