Wednesday, January 6, 2010

The Great Lakes Under Threat

For those of us in the Great Lakes Region, a very real environmental disaster is looming if we cannot prevent the Asian Carp from entering our lakes, the largest fresh water system on this planet and home to precious indigenous aquatic life that could be annihilated by this voracious, invasive foreign species. Both Canada and the U.S. must now work together to prevent the Asian Carp from entering the Great Lakes. To learn more about the issue and the steps currently being taken by our governments, here's a site that you can follow on Twitter too: Healthy Lakes.