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Michigan State University Extension: Causes and effects of zebra mussels in the Great Lakes

[USA] Zebra mussels have been a nuisance in the Great Lakes ever since their discovery in Lake St. Clair in 1988. The introduction of zebra mussels was possibly caused by the interactions between the sending and receiving systems that operated during the Soviet grain trade in the 1980s. Continue reading Michigan State University Extension: Causes and effects of zebra mussels in the Great Lakes

New Approach To Toxic Algae Detection Mimics The Zebra Mussel

In the fight to protect drinking water from the effects of blue-green algae, one water utility in Ohio is attempting to learn from the zebra mussel.

The utility is sponsoring a University of Akron biomimicry fellow to study how Continue reading New Approach To Toxic Algae Detection Mimics The Zebra Mussel