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Alien Invasion

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News in Brief: Curbing Alien Invaders
Learn more about invaders such as the zebra mussel, the African snail and the Nile perch.

Costly Interlopers
What do these unwanted invasive species cost us each year? Read this article and find out.

Coral-killing Dust
Discover the connection between fungus-filled dust and the loss of our coral reef systems.

Invasion of Non-Native Zebra Mussels
Clifford E. Kraft, biologist in the Sea Grant Institute at the University of Wisconsin, answers questions about one of the most famous invasive species in the U.S., the zebra mussel.

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The Silence of the Birds  
  Green Invader  
  The Silken Tree Eaters  
  Dust Busting  
 
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