Invading aliens an escalating threat to people and nature globally
Land suffers the worst impact (about 75%), followed by freshwater (14%) and marine habitats (10%)
Invasive alien trees are sucking up South Africa’s freshwater and fuelling its wildfires. The invasive polyphagous shot hole borer beetle is killing its trees, while another invasive alien, the water hyacinth, is throttling dams...
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