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Posts tagged invasive species

August 31, 2015



Attack of the Earthworms      

Earthworms are taking a bite out of forest ecosystems.

June 22, 2015


ants on a leaf

European Fire Ants Wreaking Havoc

Invasive ants promote the growth of invasive plants.

May 28, 2015


European Green crab

Invasive Species and Parasites

Invasive species constitute the second biggest danger facing the world's biodiversity.

May 18, 2015


biodiversity exhibit

Declining Biodiversity—Is Earth Dying?

Human behavior is placing at least a third of Earth's species at risk of extinction.

January 6, 2015


spotted Knapweed plant

Offensive Plants

Some plants produce their own herbicides to ward off invaders and protect their turf.

April 10, 2014


A giant African land snail crawls on a log

Invasion Of The Giant African Land Snails

In Florida, there are invasive snails the size of rodents -- and they're wreaking havoc!

November 22, 2013


Close-up of a tabby cat's face

U.S. Cats Responsible For Billions Of Bird Deaths, Study Finds

New research reveals how many birds are killed by cats each year. The numbers will alarm you!

July 31, 2013


Close-up of white bush honeysuckle blossom

How Invasive Plants Can Bully Natives Underground

Researchers at Indiana University Bloomington dig a little deeper into how non-native plant species take over ecosystems.

April 6, 2012


asian clam on beach

Attack Of The Clams

If you think the Clones on Star Wars were a threat, just wait until you hear about Asian clams.

April 22, 2008


Motionless cane toad

Invasion Can Be Hard on Invaders

While we all know that invasive species are particularly hard on native species in the environment, invasive species can have it pretty tough too.

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