http://www.marketwatch.com, press release: TORONTO, ONTARIO, May 28, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, announced that the Government of Canada will make a significant investment to protect Canada's Great Lakes from the threat of Asian carp.
"The Great Lakes are important to the economic and cultural make-up of Canadians who live and work on these waters. These lakes support both recreational and commercial fisheries and a way of life for our people," said Minister Ashfield. "Our efforts to date have prevented Asian carp from establishing in the Great Lakes system and we will continue to do what is necessary to keep them from taking over this valuable watershed."
This new funding totalling $17.5 million will be allocated over the next five years to four key activities: Prevention, early warning, rapid response, and management and control.
As part of prevention activities, emphasis will be placed on initiatives to educate people about the danger of this invasive species and ways to prevent humans from bringing Asian carp into Canadian waters...Continue reading...http://acidcow.com/