Invasive species stand accused of ecological insubordination, mass murder, and other crimes against nature. But the case is far from closed.
Invasion-resistant ecosystems can be breached by introducing a single nonnative plant that makes it easier for other nonnatives to grow.
Why are some plants more invasive than others? New research reveals that at least part of the answer lies in their chemistry.
Invasive plants are thought to be so successful because they don’t have natural enemies in their new homes. But new research suggests that the opposite is true.
Eradicating invasive species can sometimes do more harm than good. New research shows that the relative abundance of native species actually drops when one of the U.K.
New research shows that cane toads have become less toxic since invading Australia.
Deer overpopulation is blamed for a host of ecological woes, from wildflower losses to songbird declines.
Figuring out which species are native could be harder than we thought.
Jason Van Driesche reviews Out of Eden: An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion by Alan Burdick.
A new paper argues that we are taking the wrong approach to dealing with biological invasions. Right now, we let most species in and hope for the best.