Asian giant hornets have arrived in a small portion of the United States. "We do not know how the species arrived in the United States but it is important to not overreact."
May 6, 2020 • ~4 min
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The decline of quokkas in Australia has been somewhat of a mystery, but resarcehers have a suspect. Invasive species, and foxes in particular.
April 7, 2020 • ~4 min
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Coffee rust is a huge problem, but an invasive snail seems to eat its spores off leaves. Scientists say it's a potential strategy, but isn't without risks.
Jan. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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New strategies for controlling invasive species, including quagga and zebra mussels, aren't toxic and take local ecosystems into consideration.
Dec. 31, 2019 • ~9 min
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Scientists often don't know which nonnative insect will emerge as the next harmful invader. A new strategy uses evolutionary history to find out.
Oct. 21, 2019 • ~6 min
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Robotic fish may help control one of the world's most problematic invasive species by mimicking their natural predators.
Sept. 16, 2019 • ~5 min
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Asian tiger mosquitoes are pushing their geographical limits by laying eggs that don't hatch right away.
Aug. 26, 2019 • ~6 min
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Trap, neuter, return programs for free-roaming cats are controversial. New research says they can reduce populations and suffering, but only at scale.
Aug. 16, 2019 • ~5 min
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Invasive pests kill so many trees each year, they cut the carbon storage of forests by the equivalent of emissions from 5 million cars.
Aug. 15, 2019 • ~4 min
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