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Ships at Svalbard. Photo: Christopher Ware.

Arctic at risk from invasive species

Christopher Ware

25th November 2013

As the Arctic ice melts, new shipping routes are opening up for tourism, mining and other commercial purposes, cutting journey times and fuel costs. And as Christopher Ware reports, a new danger arises - invasive alien species disrupting fragile Arctic ecosystems ... more...
The Desmondium intortum

Why invasive plants are the 'second biggest threat to biodiversity' after habitat loss

Carrie Madren

23rd March,2011

As experts gather in London for a major conference addressing the often overlooked threat of invasive species to biodiversity, Carrie Madren gets a briefing from those on the frontline in the battle against 'pest plants' more...
Invasive species

Invasive species - are they always bad news?

Dr Peter Bridgewater

15th June, 2009

Native species = good; invasive species = bad, right? Not necessarily, says Dr Peter Bridgewater. Try taking a longer term view of ecology... more...
In the News

Study suggests careful intervention of 'invasive species'

Ecologist

1st March, 2009

Conservationists’ zeal to rid countries of so-called ‘invasive species’ could have serious unforeseen effects on ecosystems, new research has suggested. more...

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