July 26, 2021

Australia’s ‘Carpageddon’ to unleash herpes on invasive killer

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From phys.org Dubbed “Carpageddon” and backed by the man who threatened to kill Johnny Depp’s dogs, the latest plan to control introduced species in Australia will use the herpes virus to eradicate millions of predatory fish. The National Carp Control Plan will cost Aus$15 million (US$11 million) to spread the virus through the aggressive common […]