Monday, January 26, 2009

Invasion 30 foreign species destined to reach Great Lakes: report

With its milder temperatures and shallower waters, Lake Erie is in danger of being attacked by another surge of invasive species, says a new study.

A U.S. study, which used satellite data and computer modelling to predict how new invasive species might spread across the Great Lakes, identified 30 species of aquatic life that are likely to reach the Great Lakes in the coming years. The study also indicated 28 species that have already reached the lake system and have a potential to cause harm. [Full Story]

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