Asian carp approach Great Lakes
|A fisheries biologist holds a Bighead carp caught in Lake Calumet in Illinois. Photo: Reuters Pictures|
The whopper that won't go away!
Rick MacInnes-Rae welcomes you to the start of the 12th season of Dispatches with this report from Chicago -- about the Asian carp penetratng the American defences and approaching the soft underbelly of Canada's fresh-water shores!
And our thanks to the boys at Indiana Outdoor Adventures for the very animated audio in that piece.
Scientists put chemicals into the Chicago River, trying to fight the advance of the Asian carp.(Getty Images)
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