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Goats Found to Be Better Than Chemicals When It Comes to Curbing Invasive Marsh Grass
Animals  (tags: invasive species, herbivores goats, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, goodnews )

Cal
- 81 days ago - enn.com
Herbivores, not herbicides, may be the most effective way to combat the spread of one of the most invasive plants now threatening East Coast salt marshes,
Warmer Atlantic Widens Invader's Hunting Ground
Animals  (tags: climate change, lionfish, invasive species, animals, environment )

Cal
- 82 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
The exotic lionfish, already a long way from the reefs of its Indo-Pacific home, is heading further north up the US coast as global warming causes big changes to ocean habitats.
Invasion of the Lionfish: New Research Finds the Situation May Be Worse Than We Thought
Animals  (tags: lionfish, invasive species, Invasive Species, protection, animalwelfare, animals, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 113 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The presence of such a voracious predator in estuaries, critical nursing habitats for many ecologically and economically important species (including coral reef organisms) is concerning for a number of reasons.
Florida Lionfish Ban, Nation's First, Goes Into Effect
Animals  (tags: invasive species, lionfish, animals, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans, environment )

Cal
- 139 days ago - reuters.com
Florida's ban on importing invasive lionfish, the first of its kind in the nation, goes into effect on Friday as wildlife managers look for a way to control the spread of the barbed, red-and-white striped fish.
Invasive Lizards Threaten Florida's Turtles, Alligators
Animals  (tags: invasive species, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 165 days ago - uk.reuters.com
An invasive lizard first spotted in southern and central Florida about a decade ago has become the latest concern for wildlife officials after the four-foot-long, black-and-white tegu was caught on video stealing alligator and turtle eggs from their nests
A Variety of California Kingsnake Is Wreaking Havoc in Canary Islands
Animals  (tags: invasive species, protection, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, habitat )

Cal
- 234 days ago - latimes.com
An albino variety of the snake, popular in the pet trade, is decimating native bird, mammal and lizard species that have had no time to evolve evasive patterns.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Aquatic Wildlife From Invasive Species - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, invasive species, humans, protection, law )

Cal
- 262 days ago - forcechange.com
In California, American bullfrogs are an invasive species that pose a threat to many of the state's native amphibian populations, including some already endangered species. Urge the Governor of California to criminalize the import and sale of American bul
Predatory Lionfish Decimating Caribbean Reefs
Animals  (tags: invasive species, lionfish, coral reefs, animals, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 291 days ago - ipsnews.net
The lionfish, believed to have been introduced to the Atlantic coast by aquarium lovers in the 1980s, will likely wipe out most Caribbean reef fish in a decade or two, scientists agre
Chicago Goes to War With Asian Carp
Animals  (tags: invasive species, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 304 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The US city of Chicago is considering drastic measures to prevent giant fish infesting North America's Great Lakes.
In GaláPagos, An Insidious Threat to Darwin's Finches
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, invasive species, cane toads, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, environment, habitat )

Cal
- 447 days ago - e360.yale.edu
The birds that have come to be known as Darwin's finches have long intrigued students of evolution. But now a parasitic fly introduced to the Galápagos Islands is threatening the future of one or more of these iconic finch species.
Dogs Prove To Be Key In Battle Against Giant African Snails
Animals  (tags: environment, animals, invasive species, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 475 days ago - npr.org
More than 128,000 Giant African Land Snails have been found and eradicated in the two years since the highly destructive creatures invaded the Miami-Dade area, .
Plague Of Wild Pigs Has U.S. Authorities Squealing
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, wild pigs, invasive species, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 482 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Oklahoma is battling a wild pig problem that has spread across the United States. The pigs, evolved from introduced wild boars or from escaped domestic stock, are prevalent in 36 states and have been sighted in 47 states,
Pythons & Feral Pigs! 8 Invasive Animals That Scare Experts
Animals  (tags: lionfish, invasive species, coral reefs, animals, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, environment )

Cal
- 485 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
One side effect of globalization is the transplantation of various species from one part of the planet to another.
OUCH! Swedish Men Told to Beware Testicle-Munching Fish
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, invasive species, cane toads, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, environment, habitat )

Cal
- 496 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Experts have warned Swedish men to keep their swimming trunks on if taking a dip in a sound off the country's southern coast, after a South American fish known for attacking testicles was discovered in the area.
Kill a Rat, Save An Ecosystem
Animals  (tags: environment, animals, invasive species, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 497 days ago - theecologist.org
The world's largest rat eradication project, which seeks to restore a threatened habitat and secure the existence of the remarkable birds and sea life that call the island home.....
 

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