Wildlife Gardeners - North American Wildlife Gardening  

Go Back   Wildlife Gardeners - North American Wildlife Gardening > Invasive Species > Invasive Fauna

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-05-2009, 10:21 PM   #1
WG Staff
 
Staff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Default Silent invaders: the increasing threat of non-native species like Asian carp

Silent invaders: the increasing threat of non-native species like Asian carp
December 4, 12:23 PM
Seattle Environmental Policy Examiner
Jean Williams

Silent invaders: the increasing threat of non-native species like Asian carp
excerpts from above:
Quote:
The United States doesn’t do a good job of regulating invasive species that enter the country as pet imports, stowaways on barges and containers, or when intentional introduction goes awry.
Quote:
Americans have enough concerns with the current economy and jobless situation, without having to lose their livelihood to a monster fish that eats every thing in sight. Not to mention the loss of vital native species during a time when some scientists believe we are entering another mass extinction period.
__________________
The tendency of man's nature to good is like the tendency of water to flow downwards.
-Mencius
Staff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-2010, 10:33 AM   #2
WG Staff
 
Staff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Default Revenge of the carp: Fish hunted by woman armed with bow and arrow leaps out of the water to...

Revenge of the carp: Fish hunted by woman armed with bow and arrow leaps out of the water to smack her in the face
By Mail Foreign Service
Last updated at 11:28 AM on 01st April 2010

Revenge of the carp: Fish hunted by woman armed with bow and arrow leaps out of the water to smack her in the face | Mail Online
excerpt from above:
Quote:
A carp hunted by a woman armed with a bow and arrow has got his own back – by delivering a well-aimed slap to the face of his pursuer.
The bizarre shot was caught on the reservoirs of the Illinois River, where the population of Asian carp, an invasive species, has exploded.
The fish, who have habit of jumping out of the water when boats approach...
__________________
The tendency of man's nature to good is like the tendency of water to flow downwards.
-Mencius
Staff is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
asian, carp, increasing, invaders, nonnative, silent, species, threat

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:04 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2