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zebra mussels

Got a Smartphone? You Can Be an Invasive Species Hunter

Shhh... be very, very quiet, we’re hunting zebra mussels.Zebra mussels are an invasive species in many regions surrounded by the Great Lakes in North America. They are invasive because they aren’t naturally part of...
cane toad

Invasive Species Are A Real Problem, Not A Punchline

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past couple of weeks, you’ve probably seen reports all over the international news of a “testicle-biting” tropical fish spotted in Swedish waters. There are...
Brown tree snake

Is Killing An Invasive Species Animal Cruelty?

When the US government announced a new scheme to control the population of invasive brown tree snakes in Guam, it didn’t take long for PETA to object. It’s easy to understand why the plan...