START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good


YIKES! Giant Invasive Crab Caught Walking Down The Street In Hawaii
Animals  (tags: invasive species, giant crabs, animals )

- 29 days ago -
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 )

- 107 days ago -
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 )

- 108 days ago -
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 )

- 125 days ago -
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 )

- 126 days ago -
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 )

- 157 days ago -
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 )

- 182 days ago -
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 )

- 209 days ago -
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 )

- 277 days ago -
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 )

- 306 days ago -
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 )

- 334 days ago -
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 )

- 347 days ago -
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 )

- 491 days ago -
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 )

- 519 days ago -
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 )

- 526 days ago -
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,

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Animals

Most Active Stories Today in Animals tagged with invasive species

top story finders in Animals

1. Natasha Salgado 186 popular stories

2. Ljiljana Milic 179 popular stories

3. Richard S. 175 popular stories

4. AniMae Chi 174 popular stories

5. Alexandra G. 159 popular stories

6. Laura H. 153 popular stories

7. Carole K. 141 popular stories

8. Angel W. 134 popular stories

9. Dalia H. 133 popular stories

10. Candy L. 127 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!