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Invasion of Poisonous Asian Toad in Madagascar Is a Greater Threat to Biodiversity Than Previously Thought
Animals  (tags: invasive species, toads, biodiversity, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildanimals, protection, wildlife )

Cal
- 56 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Invasive species are among the greatest threats to the worldâEUR(TM)s biodiversity, and amphibians rank among the most devastating vertebrate invaders.
The Snake That's Eating Florida
Animals  (tags: invasive species, burmese pythons, humans, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, animalwelfare, animals )

Cal
- 147 days ago - nytimes.com
The authorities in Florida have tried getting the unwelcome reptile population under control, but to little avail.
Like Most Invasive Species, Pythons Are in the U.S. to Stay
Animals  (tags: invasive species, pythons, wildlife, wildanimals, animals, habitat )

Cal
- 189 days ago - msn.com
Living high off the hog, these marauders arenâEUR(TM)t going anywhere. Unlike many native animals that are disappearing from North America âEUR" vaquita porpoises, monarch butterflies, bottlenose dolphin and such âEUR" invasive species are growing faster than w
YIKES! Giant Invasive Crab Caught Walking Down The Street In Hawaii
Animals  (tags: invasive species, giant crabs, animals )

Cal
- 242 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The largest terrestrial arthropods in the world, coconut crabs can grow as big as nine pounds and three feet wide, and they can live as long as 120 years. They've been known to shred trash cans, eat cats and tear up gardens
Trouble in Paradise
Animals  (tags: environment, animals, animalwelfare, invasive species )

Cal
- 319 days ago - onearth.org
How have invasive species managed to throw Kauai's five-million-year-old ecosystem into jeopardy in just 200 years?
Watch Out, Kangaroos: Poisonous Cane Toads Are Evolving Into Even Deadlier Invaders
Animals  (tags: invasive species, cane toads, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, animals, animalwelfare, environment )

Cal
- 321 days ago - takepart.com
The imported pest has devastated Australia's wildlife, and now the cane toad has developed the ability to spread farther and faster across the continent.
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
- 338 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
- 338 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
- 370 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
- 395 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
- 422 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
- 490 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
- 518 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
- 547 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
- 560 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The US city of Chicago is considering drastic measures to prevent giant fish infesting North America's Great Lakes.
 

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