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Forests face peril as invasive insect confirmed in Duluth

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Forests face peril as invasive insect confirmed in Duluth, October 24, 2015, By John Myers, Grand Forks Herald, DULUTH, Minn. -- Emerald ash borer, the invasive insect that threatens million o READ MORE
http://www.grandforksherald.com/outdoors/wildlife/3867766-forests-face...

For predators, invasive species are like junk foods

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For predators, invasive species are like junk foods, October 14, 2015, By Brooks Hays, UPI.com, COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Invasive species are like junk foods -- only acceptable as an o READ MORE
http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2015/10/14/For-predators-invasive-spec...

How We Created a Monster In the American Southwest

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How We Created a Monster In the American Southwest, October 9, 2015, By Candace Hughes, smithsonian.com, The salt cedar is often seen as an un-killable invader. But are humans the real reason READ MORE
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-we-created-monster-am...

Pathogen-carrying invasive fish from China offers risks to US resources

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Pathogen-carrying invasive fish from China offers risks to US resources, October 23, 2015, Florida Institute of Technology, Discover why this specie poses such a threat. READ MORE
http://www.fis.com/fis/worldnews/worldnews.asp...

Invaders: How Burmese Pythons Are Devouring the Everglades

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Invaders: How Burmese Pythons Are Devouring the Everglades, January 31, 2012, By Bryan Walsh, Time Magazine, "Burmese pythons are eating machines. An adult snake can grow to nearly 20 ft., and i READ MORE
http://science.time.com/2012/01/31/invaders-how-burmese-pythons-are-de...

Someone dumped a few pet goldfish into a Colorado lake, and now there are 4,000 ...

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Someone dumped a few pet goldfish into a Colorado lake, and now there are 4,000 ruining the ecosystem, April 9, 2015, By Amanda Macias, Business Insider, Combination of text and photographs. READ MORE
http://www.businessinsider.com/colorado-lake-infested-with-goldfish-20...

8-foot-long carnivorous cat-eating lizards are invading Florida

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8-foot-long carnivorous cat-eating lizards are invading Florida, April 10, 2015, By Kevin Loria, Business Insider, The exotic pet trade has a way of introducing destructive and potentially dange READ MORE
http://www.businessinsider.com/nile-monitor-lizards-invading-florida-2...

Invasion of the earthworms, mapped and analyzed

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Invasion of the earthworms, mapped and analyzed, April 22, 2015, Ohio State University, Science Daily, The ongoing research project at The Ohio State University, the University of Alberta and READ MORE
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/04/150422104041.htm

The Invading Pest That's Destroying Florida's Citrus Orchards

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The Invading Pest That's Destroying Florida's Citrus Orchards, By MikeDeHaan, Scribol Staff, Combination of text and photos. READ MORE
http://scribol.com/environment/the-invading-pest-thats-destroying-flor...

10 Extremely Invasive Predatory Animals

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10 Extremely Invasive Predatory Animals, Sept. 02, 2013, By Ann Webb, Scribol Staff, Twenty one photos of animals, with descriptions. READ MORE
http://scribol.com/environment/10-incredible-invasive-predatory-animal...

Thousands of Dead Mice Parachuted Into Guam

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Thousands of Dead Mice Parachuted Into Guam, December 5, 2013, Alyssa Danigelis, Discovery News, Live Science, See what the USDA has done trying to eradicate brown tree snakes. READ MORE
http://www.livescience.com/41706-thousands-of-dead-mice-parachuted-int...

Kalamazoo River Declared Free of Asian Carp

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Kalamazoo River Declared Free of Asian Carp, August 23, 2013, By Tamarra Kemsley, Nature World News, Article with one photo of the Asian carp. READ MORE
http://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/3637/20130823/kalamazoo-river-...

To Save a Lake, Kill its Fish: Invasive Species Threaten South Dakota Lake's Gam...

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To Save a Lake, Kill its Fish: Invasive Species Threaten South Dakota Lake's Game Fish, August 26, 2013, By James A. Foley, Nature World News, Article with a photo of the invasive specie. READ MORE
http://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/3675/20130826/save-lake-kill-f...

Feral swine threaten Michigan's ecosystem

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Feral swine threaten Michigan's ecosystem, By Russ White, May 08, 2012, MLive.com, All-text article. READ MORE
http://www.mlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2012/05/feral_swine_threate...

Invasive species spreading across America

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Invasive species spreading across America, Mark Strassmann reports, CBS News, Video length: 08:46. READ MORE
http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/invasive-species-spreading-across-americ...

Silent Invaders Episode 1: Sea Lamprey

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Silent Invaders Episode 1: Sea Lamprey, By Wildlifeforever, FishingClub.com, Video length: 21:34. READ MORE
https://www.youtube.com/watch...

The Invaders - Video

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The Invaders, Canada Nature Museum, Video length: 3:01 READ MORE
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Ship-Riding Invasive Species Mapped

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Ship-Riding Invasive Species Mapped, MAY 8, 2013, BY ALYSSA DANIGELIS, Discovery News, Brief article with photo. READ MORE
https://www.seeker.com/ship-riding-invasive-species-mapped-1767492614....

Ships must kill off the beasties in the ballast water

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Ships must kill off the beasties in the ballast water, April 1, 2013, By Fred Pearce, New Scientist, All-text article. READ MORE
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21729106.000-ships-must-kill-off...

How Native Plants and Exotics Coexist

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How Native Plants and Exotics Coexist, Nov. 30, 2012, Science Daily, All-text article. READ MORE
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121130110702.htm

12 Worst Invasive Fish on Earth

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12 Worst Invasive Fish on Earth, Written by: Yohani Kamarudin, Scribol Staff, Twelve fish, 15 photographs with descriptions. READ MORE
http://scribol.com/news-invasive-fish

Return of the Slime

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Return of the Slime, Released: 3/1/2012, Source: Michigan Technological University, Newswise.com, All-text article. READ MORE
http://www.newswise.com/articles/return-of-the-slime...

Ecologists: Screen Plant Imports to Foil Invasives

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Ecologists: Screen Plant Imports to Foil Invasives, Released: 1/5/2012, Source: University of Massachusetts Amherst, Newswise.com, All-text article. READ MORE
http://www.newswise.com/articles/ecologists-screen-plant-imports-to-fo...

Do Not Harm Invasive Species That Pollinate, Study Warns

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Do Not Harm Invasive Species That Pollinate, Study Warns, Nov. 16, 2011, ScienceDaily, Article with photograph; click to enlarge. READ MORE
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/11/111116104514.htm

Alien Species Reconsidered: Finding a Value in Non-Natives

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Alien Species Reconsidered: Finding a Value in Non-Natives, Feb. 24, 2011, By Carl Zimmer, Yale Environment 360, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, All-text article. READ MORE
http://e360.yale.edu/feature/alien_species_reconsidered_finding_a_valu...

Could Eastern Europe's Killer Shrimp Invade America Next?

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Could Eastern Europe's Killer Shrimp Invade America Next? Written by MikeDeHaan, Scribol Staff, "A tongue-in-cheek report of a true environmental problem: "Killer shrimp" have invaded England. Co READ MORE
http://scribol.com/environment/animals-environment/could-eastern-europ...

Periwinkle: America's Welcome Invasive Plant

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The Periwinkle: America's Welcome Invasive Plant, Written by MikeDeHaan, Scribol Staff, Seven photos with descriptions. READ MORE
http://scribol.com/plants/news-periwinkle-welcome-invasive-plant-and-f...

Tamarisk Leaf Beetle Attacking Salt Cedar Trees in the American West

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Tamarisk Leaf Beetle Attacking Salt Cedar Trees in the American West, Written by MikeDeHaan, Scribol Staff, Article with close-up photos. READ MORE
http://scribol.com/conservation/news-tamarisk-leaf-beetle-battles-salt...

Armadillos Continue Their Rapid Range Expansion

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Armadillos Continue Their Rapid Range Expansion, Written by ahoffman, Scribol Staff, Article with photos. READ MORE
http://scribol.com/animals/news-armadillos-continue-their-rapid-range-...

The Invading Pest That's Destroying Florida's Citrus Orchards

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The Invading Pest That's Destroying Florida's Citrus Orchards, Written by MikeDeHaan, Scribol Staff, Article with photos. READ MORE
http://scribol.com/environment/plants/the-invading-pest-thats-destroyi...

The Invasion of the American North-East by the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

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The Invasion of the American North-East by the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, Written by MikeDeHaan, Scribol Staff, Article with photos. READ MORE
http://scribol.com/environment/plants/the-invasion-of-the-american-nor...

Invasive Species We Can Blame On Shakespeare

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The Invasive Species We Can Blame On Shakespeare, October 4, 2011, Posted By: Sarah Zielinski, Smithsonian Institute Surprising Science Blog, Article with photograph; click for another view. READ MORE
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/science/2011/10/the-invasive-species-w...

Alaska Vulnerable to Invasive Species from Warmer Waters

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Alaska Vulnerable to Invasive Species from Warmer Waters, Published by: John Barrat, Sep 1, 2011, The Ocean Portal Blog, Smithsonian Institute, Article with one photograph; click to view in pop READ MORE
http://ocean.si.edu/blog/alaska-vulnerable-invasive-species-warmer-wat...

Piranhas, other dangerous exotic species found in Texas' waterways

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Piranhas, other dangerous exotic species found in Texas' waterways, Updated September 27, 2011, By SHANNON TOMPKINS, Copyright 2011 Houston Chronicle, Article with five photographs. READ MORE
http://www.chron.com/sports/outdoors/article/Piranhas-other-dangerous-...

Fall Yard Clean-Up: What to Do With Those Invasive Plants?

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Fall Yard Clean-Up: What to Do With Those Invasive Plants?, by Trail Champion on 12 Oct 2011, The Castlegar Source, Article with photograph; click to view in pop-up window. READ MORE
http://castlegarsource.com/news/fall-yard-clean-what-do-those-invasive...

Food for thought for Antarctic scientists

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Food for thought for Antarctic scientists, October 17 2011, By Sheree Bega, IOL South African News, Article with one photo. READ MORE
http://www.iol.co.za/scitech/science/environment/food-for-thought-for-...

Invasive Species Menace Florida Ecosystem

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Invasive Species Menace Florida Ecosystem, By Paul Darin, The Epoch Times Staff, Article with one photograph; click to view in pop-up window. READ MORE
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/united-states/invasive-species-menace-...

When Animals and Plants Become Alien Invaders

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When Animals and Plants Become Alien Invaders, Written by Rich Morgan, Scribol Staff, Article with amazing photos. READ MORE
http://scribol.com/environment/animals-environment/when-animals-and-pl...

Combating Lake Tahoe's Invasive Clams With Rubber Mats

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Combating Lake Tahoe's Invasive Clams With Rubber Mats, Analysis by Zahra Hirji, Tue Jul 13, 2010, Discovery News, Article with one small photo. READ MORE
https://www.seeker.com/combating-lake-tahoes-invasive-clams-with-rubbe...

Meet the aliens in UK waters

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Meet the aliens in UK waters, BBC News, A slideshow (with audio) of non-native species that are invading UK waters. READ MORE
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7630101.stm

Fast-growing invasive species discovered along Oregon's coast

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Fast-growing invasive species discovered along Oregon's coast, By Scott Learn, The Oregonian, Thursday, May 13, 2010, Article with one photo. READ MORE
http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/05/fast-growing_i...

Invasive Fish Species

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Invasive Fish Species, AquaticCommunity.com, All-text article. READ MORE
http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/responsible/invasivefishspecies.php

Invasive Species

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Invasive Species, New Hampshire Public Television, Image Credits: Clipart.com, If you're not sure what they are, read about them here. READ MORE
http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep15.htm

Windfall needed to wipe out invasive species

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Windfall needed to wipe out invasive species, By Stephanie Tavares, Law Vegas Sun, Thursday, March 11, 2010, Article with one photograph; click to enlarge. READ MORE
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2010/mar/11/windfall-needed-wipe-out-i...

Invasion of the Snakeheads!

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Invasion of the Snakeheads!, National Geographic, Video length: 03:38. READ MORE
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Invasive Species in the Great Lakes

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Invasive Species in the Great Lakes, Article by Terrie Schultz, BrightHub.com, All-text article. READ MORE
http://www.brighthub.com/environment/science-environmental/articles/49...

EEK! Eurasian Water-milfoil

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EEK! Eurasian Water-milfoil, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Text and illustration for younger students. READ MORE
http://dnr.wi.gov/org/caer/ce/eek/veg/plants/eurasianwatermilfoil.htm
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