Asian Carp: Debate

Canadian (July 24, 2011). There is a debate among scientists, environmental groups, researchers and governments on the long term environmental ramifications of the Asian Carp invading the Great Lakes. At the present time most of the focus has been on the Chicago canal’s electric fence where they are trying to hold back the Asian Carp from entering Lake Michigan. […]

Genetically Modified Atlantic Salmon Effects Wild Gene Pool

Canadian (July 19, 2011) Canadian researchers have found that genetically modified Atlantic salmon can successfully bred with wild salmon and effect the wild genetic pool. Their recent research has been published in Evolutionary Applications, and looks at the genetic effects of commercial farming and discusses its implications. . “The use of growth-enhancing transgenic technologies has long been of interest […]