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Invasive Animals

Silence on the Suez

Juli Berwald | Posted 08.05.2016 | Science
Juli Berwald

In the Suez Canal's first fifty years, ten Red Sea species traveled to the Mediterranean. In its second fifty years, the number increased nearly ten-fold. Today, the number of Red Sea species in the Mediterranean is 447, the majority migrated in the last forty years as the Canal became wider, deeper, and less salty.

Lydia O'Connor

This Is One Of The Worst Things You Can Do With Your Pet Fish | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.13.2014 | Green

You may have had the best intentions when you emancipated your pet fish into the nearest lake, but setting your overgrown or unwanted aquatic pet free...

Jungle Beat: Invasive Deer Threaten Fragile Ecosystems

Barbara Fahs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Hawaii
Barbara Fahs

Hunters love them, as do those who eat venison. But the Axis deer can wreak havoc in Hawaiian ecosystems, where it has no natural predators.

PHOTOS: 10 Of The Most Frustrating Invasive Species

Posted 02.24.2014 | Green

They're often the most ubiquitous examples of man's failure against nature. These creatures spread quickly, resist any attempt at control and are wild...

PHOTOS: 9 Invasive Species You Can Eat

Jackson Landers | Posted 12.24.2012 | Books
Jackson Landers

After habitat loss and global warming, invasive species are probably the third leading cause of global extinctions. I didn't see a whole lot of people doing something about this, so I decided to use my skills as a hunter, teacher and writer to fight invasive species.

PHOTOS: INVADERS! Exotic Species Wreak Havoc Around The World

The Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The United States isn't the only country blessed with a phalanx of invasive species. World travel has both mistakenly and purposefully brought critter...