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Predatory Lionfish Decimating Caribbean Reefs
Animals  (tags: invasive species, lionfish, coral reefs, animals, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 425 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
- 438 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
- 581 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
- 610 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
- 616 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
- 619 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
- 630 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
- 631 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.....
Sharks No Match for Invasive Lionfish
Animals  (tags: lionfish, invasive species, coral reefs, animals, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, environment )

Cal
- 658 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The eye-catching red lionfish is eating its way through Caribbean reefs, and nothing, not even a toothy shark, seems able to stop the voracious fish, a new study finds.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Encouraging Growth of Invasive Species
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, invasive species, cane toads, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, environment, habitat )

Cal
- 664 days ago - forcechange.com
End EPA's approval of invasive grass species as biofuel ingredients
Invasive Species Find a New Way to Sail the Seven Seas
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, invasive species, cane toads, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, environment, habitat )

Cal
- 665 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) love to latch themselves onto the hulls of boats, go for long rides across oceans and take up new lives in foreign waters where they are usually very unwelcome
INVASIVE SPECIES: Beware the 'Crazy Ants': They'Ll Destroy Your Electronics
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, invasive species, cane toads, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, environment, habitat )

Cal
- 674 days ago - nbcnews.com
The ants first appeared in the United States in 2002 but have become more of a menace in the past few years, spreading to many areas of the Gulf Coast, particularly Texas and Florida. The ants are obnoxious because they reproduce in large numbers, sometim
AUSTRALIA: Cane Toads Impact on Native Wildlife Worse Than Expected
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, invasive species, cane toads, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, environment, habitat )

Cal
- 694 days ago - abc.net.au
The first assessment of the impact of cane toads on wildlife in WA's Kimberley region has found the death toll may be even worse than expected.
Hope for Galapagos Wildlife Threatened By Marine Invaders
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, invasive species, cane toads, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, environment, habitat )

Cal
- 733 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Increasing tourism and the spread of marine invasive non-native species is threatening the unique plant and marine life around the Galapagos Islands.
It's Real: Attack of the Giant African Land Snails in Florida
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, invasive species, cane toads, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, environment, habitat )

Cal
- 746 days ago - cnn.com
Florida, already threatened with sinkholes, now has a new terror: rat-sized, tire-puncturing snails.
 

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