Visit Your Local PBS Station PBS Home PBS Home Programs A-Z TV Schedules Watch Video Donate Shop PBS Search PBS

Episodes
Dangerous Catch Dirty Secrets Additional Episodes
border
TV Schedules About the Project For Educators Feedback border
border
National Geographic's Strange Days on Planet Earth
Get Involved
Little changes... with big results. border
border
INVADERS
border Why Should I Care? border border

5 Reasons Why

Why Others Care
border What Do Experts Say? border border

From the Episode

Related Stories

Resources
border How Do I Measure Up? border border

Tools You Can Use

Interactive House
border What Can I Do? border border

Get Out There

Idea Exchange

Please note that links marked with Off-site Link are off-site links and will open in a new browser window.

PBS's Terms of Use.

5 Reasons Why You Should Care

Cactus Moth
border
5 border
Cactus moth
border border

Natural Beauty Destroyed
If you enjoy strolling through the forest or hiking and camping in the great outdoors, beware that some invasive species have the ability to ruin the prized landscapes you hold dear. In the past, invasive fungi have decimated American elms and chestnut trees. Today oak trees and majestic cactus are in jeopardy from an onslaught of invasive species, including a water mold known as sudden oak disease and a cactus moth that is eating its way across the southern United States.

« Previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Why Others Care »


Site Credits   |   Privacy Policy
© Copyright National Geographic Television & Film. All rights reserved.