Among the lakes receiving funding are Lake Lemon and Lake Monroe.
The study found that countries with fragile economies, like Niger, Chad and Mongolia, are especially vulnerable to invasive species.
A graduate student at the University of Toledo in Ohio discovered grass carp eggs last summer in the Sandusky River, which flows into Lake Erie.
The Department of Natural Resources is providing more than half a million dollars in grants to combat invasive plants in lakes throughout Indiana.
The state recently had to request Chinook salmon eggs from Wisconsin because there aren’t enough fish returning to spawn in streams around northern Indiana.
If Asian carp make their way into Bloomington's Lake Monroe, the options for getting rid of them would be limited.
Two new hires to the Bloomington Parks Department will help study and fight both invasive vegetation and species.
The study says the changes invasive species cause can be rapid, lasting and hard to control.
The council was created by lawmakers to inform Hoosiers about invasive species.
A new rule prohibits sale of certain aquatic plants in Indiana in an effort to decrease the number of water bodies clogged with invasive species.