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Golden Apple Snail
Golden Apple Snail

Natural Selections: More Invasive Species

Most invasive species result from human action, deliberate or inadvertant. The apple snail, infesting southeast Asian rice paddies, was introduced as a new protein source. Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley discuss the worldwide consequences of species transplantation.  Go to full article

Radio-Controlled Zebra Mussels

Researchers say low frequency radio waves may be a more effective way of controlling zebra mussels. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Tom Scheck reports.  Go to full article

Great Lakes Invaders Hit at the Base of the Food Chain

Ever since the Great Lakes were opened to shipping, exotic species of aquatic animals have invaded the lakes. Nearly always it's been bad news for the region's native fish and wildlife. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports on the latest effects of the invaders.  Go to full article

Slowing the Spread of Non-native Species

In the North Country, we often hear about non-native invasive species that are spreading in our lakes and rivers. Zebra mussels and Eurasian watermilfoil have been problems here for years. Now, a new effort is underway to slow invasive species that are arriving by land. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

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