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Lake – water, which filled in a certain range and are not connected to sea or ocean. A large part of the lakes are sources of drinking water. But many…

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Lake Rosenshine – the legacy of the last ice age in Europe. They are very young by the standards of nature and of eternity – only 10-12 thousand years. The…

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The Asian carp

This is an unusual video about the invasion of Asian silver carp caught on Wabash river (Wabash River) in the Midwest, mark Kirby (Mark Kirby) and his partner Brendan Kearns (Kearns Brendan). According to specialists, the most famous lake in the USA and Canada are on the verge of this ecological disaster. Silver carp, imported once from Kazakhstan (behind the ocean it is called Asian carp), has spread to the waterways of the New world with an incredible scale.

It all started with the fact that in 70-e years of the last century of American fishermen, not thinking about the consequences, brought a few specimens of silver carp and silver carp, which were caught in lake Balkhash to “imported” fish destroyed the excess of algae in the Illinois river. As a result of voracious migrant not only coped with the task set before him, but began to seize new territory, harassing the local fish. Now before American experts had a new goal — to prevent the spread of Asian (silver) carp in the Great lakes.

Interestingly, the number of carp in our area, as a rule, regulates the pike, not allowing him to multiply excessively. But in the rivers Illinois and Mississippi Continue reading