A provocative essay calling on conservation biologists to stop bad-mouthing nonnative species has sparked a testy showdown in the pages of the prestigious journal Nature.
Officials bomb Guam with drug-filled mice to kill invasive snakes
One sticky afternoon last summer, Richard Hofstetter, a beetle expert at Northern Arizona University, picked his way through yellow-green grass on the slopes of Humphreys Peak.
War-inducing chemical turns invasive ants against each other
A wall of bubbles could stop the onslaught of millions of Asian carp
Abandoned ship triggers hostile ecosystem takeover
As if job losses, foreclosures, and the credit crunch weren’t enough to worry about, researchers have raised yet another possible downside of the economic crisis.
Global recession linked to a spike in marine invasives
Imagine waking up to discover that your mother, your sister, and your friends’ wives are all men. That could be reality for invasive fish if a radical plan to exterminate them takes shape.
Conservation biologists typically view invasive species as a scourge that drives native plants and animals to extinction.