Invasive species
An invasive species is a plant or animal that is not native to a specific location (an Introduced species); and has a tendency to spread, which is believed to cause damage to the environment, human ec...
Invasive species - Wikipedia
Axis Deer
The Axis deer ( Axis axis ) locally known as chital or cheetal is an Asiatic deer species native to the Indian subcontinent. They belong to the family Cervidae and are the sole member of the genus...
Axis Deer
The Axis deer ( Axis axis ) locally known as chital or cheetal is an Asiatic deer species native to the Indian subcontinent. They belong to the family Cervidae and are the sole member of the genus...
'Monster' jumping carp threat to Great Lakes
Big fish - big problems - why Chicago is going on the defensive against Asian carp threatening Lake Michigan. S...
Red Eared Slider
The red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) is found in Central and southeastern United States, living in lives in ponds, lakes, streams and rivers
New Snake Species With Pitch Black Eyes From The Andes Highlights Hidden Diversity
Extremely rare and hidden in the forests of the Andes, there are still new snake species left to find. This has recently been evidenced by the colubrid serpent, described for the first time in the pre...
What Makes A Leader? Clues From The Animal Kingdom
As the American media continues to buzz over who is more or less likely to secure the Republican and Democratic nominations for US President, researchers in the journal Trends in Ecology & Evolution r...
Research Suggests Marine Invasive Species Benefit From Rising CO2 Levels
Ocean acidification may well be helping invasive species of algae, jellyfish, crabs and shellfish to move to new areas of the planet with damaging consequences, according to the findings of a new repo...
New Giant Tortoise Species Found In Galapagos
The discovery of the new species, detailed in a study reported today (Oct. 21) in the journal "PLOS ONE," is likely to help focus attention on the newly named Eastern Santa Cruz Tortoise (Chelonoidis ...
Meet the Genghis Khans of the Plant Kingdom
In human history, certain societies have made it their business to try to take over the world. In plant history, there are species with the same instinct.
Without Humans, The Whole World Could Look Like Serengeti
The fact that the greatest diversity of large mammals is found in Africa reflects past human activities -- and not climatic or other environmental constraints. This is determined in a new study, which...
Rare Fish With Human-Like Teeth Found In South Jersey Lake
A fish that's native to the Amazon was caught in a pond in South Jersey over the weekend. Ron Rossi from Delran, Burlington County made the rare catch Sunday at Swedes Lake during a fishing excursion ...
Indonesian police burn 3.3 tons of weed; get entire town high
 The police of Palmerah—which is sub-district of West Jakarta—accidentally got their residents high as kites when they burned a 3.3-ton pile of marijuana. A number of residents—including journalists...
Diversity & Inclusion – Love Has No Labels
While the vast majority of Americans consider themselves unprejudiced, many of us unintentionally make snap judgments about people based on what we see—whether it’s race, age, gender, religion, sexual...
Paprika Parsnip Fries – A House in the Hills
Try these healthy, roasted parsnip fries with a lemony, cashew sauce.
Vinca
Dave and Wayne Mezitt talk about the many varieties of vinca available and the reasons you might want to plant it in your garden.
Pest (organism)
A pest is "a plant or animal detrimental to humans or human concerns (as agriculture or livestock production)"; alternative meanings include organisms that cause nuisance and epidemic disease associat...
Pest (organism) - Wikipedia
Weed
A weed is a plant considered undesirable in a particular situation, "a plant in the wrong place". Examples commonly are plants unwanted in human-controlled settings, such as farm fields, gardens, lawn...
Weed - Wikipedia
Biodiversity
Biodiversity is the degree of variation of life. It is a measure of the variety of organisms present in different ecosystems. This can refer to genetic variation, ecosystem variation, or species varia...
Biodiversity - Wikipedia
Introduced species
An introduced, alien, exotic, non-indigenous, or non-native species, or simply an introduction, is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, ...
Introduced species - Wikipedia
Lists of invasive species
These are lists of invasive species by country or region. A species is regarded as invasive if it has been introduced by human action to a location, area, or region where it did not previously occur n...