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2015-04-15 16:20:24

MONTREAL, April 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Fednav Limited, the largest Canadian operator of international ships in the Great Lakes-St.

tortoises
2015-04-07 13:24:46

When we think of Asian carp invading the Mississippi River or pythons taking over parts of the Everglades, we think of how invasive species can decimate an ecosystem. However, invasive species can sometimes have a positive impact.

2015-04-02 16:23:40

Three, New Invasive Species Recently Found in the United States WASHINGTON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April is Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month, and the U.S.

asian carp
2015-03-16 14:00:56

New research from the University of Waterloo has revealed that foreign species invading a new ecosystem use local landmarks as a beacon for mating, sort of like nature’s nightclub.

ship
2015-02-24 16:30:19

Ever since it was opened in 1914, the Panama Canal has been an invaluable way to pass ships from ocean to ocean, but the canal has also been a way for invasive species to invade the Gulf of Mexico and the waters beyond.

fire ants
2014-12-24 09:55:01

Invasive species are often bad news for the local environment, but new research suggests that the European fire ant could be double trouble for forest ecosystems in eastern North America.

Japanese Tsunami Flotsam Debris
2014-12-12 07:07:28

Flotsam from the 2011 Japanese tsunami is still washing up on the western shores of the United States and these drifting boats could be transporting invasive and dangerous species into North American waters.

2014-11-10 23:04:08

Results of a recently published study offer land managers another option in fighting cogongrass, the seventh most troublesome weed worldwide.

2014-10-13 23:08:41

The largest regional conference on invasive species in the US, the third biennial Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference, will meet in Duluth, Minnesota from October 20-22, 2014.

Quagga Mussel Now Invading Britain
2014-10-13 03:40:37

Five of the most high-risk freshwater invaders from the Ponto-Caspian region around Turkey and Ukraine are now in Britain - including the quagga mussel, confirmed just two weeks ago on 1 October in the Wraysbury River near Heathrow airport.


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2008-04-30 23:09:30

The Pacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas), is the native oyster of the Pacific coast of Korea, Japan and China. It has been introduced to North America, especially in Puget Sound, Washington, and to the Australian states of Tasmania and South Australia. It is an important commercial harvest in all of these places, as well as New Zealand where the Pacific oyster has replaced the native rock oyster, Crassostrea glomerata, as the main commercial species. The Pacific oyster is an invasive species...

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