Biologists, Divers, and Fishers Are Creating Inventive Tools to Combat a Lionfish Invasion
Lionfish are non-native invaders introduced to Florida waters 30 years ago that have since proliferated to pestilent levels and unleashed an ecological crisis that is only getting worse
A Small Snake Is Destroying Guam's Wild Chili Plants
The accidental introduction of brown tree snakes has resulted in the depleted population of wild birds that are essential to spreading chili seeds through the jungle.
Should We Fight Invasive Species With Genetic Engineering?
Why one scientist changed his mind on using gene drives for conservation.
Live Long and Falter: Spry Population Linked to Endangered Species
If a country's human population is long-lived, it's bad news for the local critters—almost as bad as being a native bird in New Zealand.
Halting Invasive Species May Be Simple As Eating Them
The idea that if you can’t beat ’em, eat ’em has found new resonance in the battle against one particularly voracious invasive species, the lionfish.
Snakeheads: the Asian Fish That Terrified Arkansas
How a government team called Operation Mongoose tried to get rid of the invasive northern snakehead by poisoning 400 miles of Arkansas waterways.
Informal Committees Deploy “Rapid Response” Teams Against Exotic Pests
Citizen crews sidestep bureaucracy to confront invasive species in Hawaii, the nation's extinction capital.