Latest Invasive species Stories
An article published in the latest issue of Invasive Plant Science and Management features a survey of natural resource professionals and ranchers in Colorado and Wyoming. Lawrence,
Plants in extreme desert environments develop effective strategies to compete for the area’s limited resources, according to new research out of the University of Arizona, published in the American Journal of Botany.
A University of Iowa researcher has discovered that a “Goldilocks” effect applies to the reproductive output of a tiny New Zealand snail—considered a troublesome species in many countries—that may one day help environmentalists control their spread.
The global market for ballast water treatment equipment was valued at nearly $1.4 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $2.1 billion in 2013.
Among the most impressive ecological findings of the past 25 years is the ability of invasive plants to radically change ecosystem function.
Scientists unlock mysteries of invasive species by studying English sparrows which have spread to Kenya.
University of Toronto research has found that purple loosestrife – an invasive species that competes with native plants for light and nutrients and can degrade habitats for wildlife – has evolved extremely rapidly, flowering about three weeks earlier as it has spread to northern Ontario.
A shrimp from America has been invading Europe's rivers and lakes for several decades, but something seems to be preventing this colonist from becoming numerous and problematic, like so many other invaders - such as the Californian grey squirrel and American crayfish.
A new study reveals that as human life expectancy increases, so does the number of endangered and invasive bird and mammal species.
A new study tells the story of an invasion and domination that took place around 450 million years ago in North America.
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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