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Posts tagged invasive species

June 7, 2017

 

Watch out for the Asian Clam!

Clam Attack!

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

February 22, 2017

 

A gardener holding up an earthworm.

Jumping Worms

Amynthas, an invasive species in the Midwestern United States, removes leaf litter from forest floors at roughly double the rate of earthworms.

November 24, 2015

 

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Rabbits Down Under 

Leporiphobia is the fear of rabbits. It's a real thing and it's entirely justified.

August 31, 2015

 

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Attack of the Earthworms      

Earthworms are taking a bite out of forest ecosystems.

June 22, 2015

 

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European Fire Ants Wreaking Havoc

Invasive ants promote the growth of invasive plants.

May 28, 2015

 

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Invasive Species and Parasites

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

May 18, 2015

 

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Declining Biodiversity—Is Earth Dying?

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

January 6, 2015

 

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Offensive Plants

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

April 10, 2014

 

If you ever bump into one of these guys, don't touch! They could carry disease.

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

 

Fluffy may be cute, but she's not too cute to kill.

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!

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