Great Lakes Now

Great Lakes Now Update: Invasive Mussels

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Invasive mussels have endangered the health of the entire Great Lakes ecosystem, damaging pipelines and native fish populations, as well as exacerbating toxic algae blooms. However, scientists are working on a bacterial strain that could wipe out much of the mussel population without harming other species or the environment.

Aired: 09/30/14

Rating: NR

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