In lakes and streams, fish and insects can help protect aquatic plants that gobble up greenhouse gas
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If sharks disappeared from the oceans, rays might thrive, but shellfish would probably suffer.
A shrimplike creature that has invaded the Great Lakes could spell big trouble for young fish.