An invasive tick originally from East Asia that bites and transmits diseases is establishing a stable population in New Jersey.
By Alvaro Toledo, The Conversation
In "The Death and Life of the Great Lakes," journalist Dan Egan crafts a cautious yet hopeful narrative using history, reporting, and his own experiences to highlight the threats posed to the world's largest freshwater system.
By Alison Thoet
The quagga mussel is a small but dangerous invasive species in Lake Michigan. Dan Egan explains why in an annotated page of his book "The Death and Life of the Great Lakes."…
By Elizabeth Flock
Federal and state officials have renewed calls for the release of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study that could offer options to tackle the threat of Asian carp and other invasive species.
By Michael D. Regan
By Kerry L. Shaw, Scientific American
Coqui frogs -- voracious, cacaphonous amphibians -- have already disrupted the ecosystem of Hawaii's Big Island. Now they've got a foothold in the Golden State…
By Megan Crigger
Once just an alluring pet, the ravenous lionfish is now a predatory threat to Atlantic reefs.
By Cassandra Profita, EarthFix
A group in Oregon says major invasive predators like the bullfrog can become less of an ecological threat if people literally brought them to the table.
Is the giant, hairy spider on your bunch of bananas cause for alarm? Most likely not.
An invasive species known as tiger shrimp have been spotted in the Gulf of Mexico over the last six years. Charlie Whinham talks with shrimpers and researchers about how these huge shrimp could cause big problems for Louisiana’s multi-billion dollar…
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