News tagged with invasive species

Denial of invasive species threat worries scientists

Scientists believe a new battlefront is opening in science denialism and this time the target is the science of invasive alien species and the fight to protect some of the world's rarest species and most unique ecosystems.

dateNov 24, 2016 in Ecology
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Study highlights a new threat to bees worldwide

A recent study published in the Nature journal Scientific Reports highlights a newly identified virus—named Moku after the Hawaiian Island from which it was isolated—in the invasive wasp, Vespula pensylvanica. The research ...

dateNov 02, 2016 in Ecology
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Fossils can help predict future species survival

Many people are concerned about conservation of the planet's cute and cuddlies. But in a world of global climate change, sometimes we must prioritize which species we can and should save from extinction. Dr. Alycia Stigall ...

dateSep 27, 2016 in Environment
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