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Invasive Species Abound In The River Thames
2012-10-10 05:02:07

Scientists from the Queen Mary, University of London, claim that almost 100 non-native freshwater species have successfully invaded the River Thames, making it one of the world’s most highly invaded freshwater systems.

2011-03-03 12:23:14

Simply by eating the leaves of an invasive tree that soaks up river water, an Asian beetle may help to slow down water loss in the Southwestern United States.

2010-05-25 13:29:00

WILKESBORO, N.C., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Tamarisk Technologies has developed a new plastic that is biodegradable in about 60 days.

2009-09-16 13:07:32

The U.S.

2009-09-16 06:58:21

Models show habitat of the aggressive invasive plant likely will expand as temperature warms.

2009-08-10 12:26:56

A leaf-eating Chinese beetle is the newest ally in the fight to rid Colorado of an invasive weed threatening native life, a state agriculture official says. Dan Bean, the Colorado Department of Agriculture's director of biological pest control, said 100,000 yellow-striped Diorhabda beetles have already been released along the Arkansas River to help contain the spread of a voracious weed called tamarisk, The Denver Post said Monday. We want them to feed like crazy, Bean said of the beetles. An...

2008-08-04 09:00:31

By Dan England, Greeley Tribune, Colo. Aug. 4--Tina Booton keeps a tamarisk tree near her cubicle in the Weld County Public Works Department.

2008-07-19 12:00:00

By Chris Woodka, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 19--The Arkansas River basin has the greatest tamarisk infestation of any basin in the state, but has so far received relatively meager state and federal funding to combat the problem.

2007-04-21 12:00:13

By Chris Woodka, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Apr. 21--Tamarack trees are not native to the Arkansas Valley and few, if any, grow here. Tamarisks, or salt cedars, are a growing threat to water supplies, channel capacity and plant diversity in the Arkansas Valley.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.