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River Flooding Helps Asian Carp Invade New Waters: Study

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A student archaeology trip ruined by flooding ended up sparking new research on how flooding can help invasive Asian carp spread to new waterways. WCBU's Tim Shelley talks with John Chick, the director of the Great Rivers Field Station near St. Louis, about the team's recently-published discoveries.
Click here to read the full study: Following the edge of the flood.

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