Scientists at Purdue University are exploring ways to reduce the impact of invasive Asian carp in Midwest waters. The fish compete with local species for resources and their invasive relatives can be a nuisance to humans as well. One researcher analyzed the effectiveness of applying electric shocks to fish embryos, and discusses his findings.
Scientists working on the Great Lakes Environmental Assessment and Mapping Project (GLEAM) have provided the public with a new way to view the Great Lakes. Data was collected to analyze the impact of various factors on the health of the water systems. The information is now available for the public to view on an interactive map. Check out how the lakes are doing!