Alien Invaders: Destructive Invasive Species

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For as long as humans have moved around the globe, we've brought other species along for the ride. Some we take on purpose. Others stow away unseen.…Read More »

When these plants and animals come in contact with new ecosystems, the results can be devastating. There are hundreds of these invasive species worldwide; here are a few of the most destructive.   Less «
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