Golden Mussels Threaten the Amazon, What’s to be Done?

Nature World: The Amazon River has long been a symbol of nature's pristine balance - a powerful rush of water carving its way through dense forests full of live. However, these days that river is in danger, but not by man or machine. Instead, its biggest threat is a tiny freshwater mussel. Since hitching its way from Chinese waters in the early 1990s, the golden mussel (Limnoperna fortunei) has earned a great deal of infamy as a hardy and fast-spreading invasive species. And while many invasive species will......

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