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%)

12 September 2023 - 21:07

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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