Sunday, 1 September 2013

Cumbria's pearl mussels at risk of being wiped out

There is concern that one of Europe's largest mussel populations is at risk of being wiped out due to a demand on the natural water supply.

Cumbria's freshwater pearl mussels are as endangered as the giant panda but consumer needs, along with severe weather patterns, are putting them at risk.

Fiona Trott has been to Ennerdale to find out more.

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