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Exotic Species

PHOTOS: A Look At Invasive Species Threatening North America

The Huffington Post | Ashley Smith | Posted 01.25.2012 | Green

With the advent of globalization, people sometimes forget that it is often best for animal and plant species to remain in their original habitats. ...

Newt Kills Frog With Chemical Warfare

David Mizejewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

2011-03-22-Screenshot20110322at6.55.21PM.jpgTurns out that rough-skinned newts have toxins in their skin to which the bullfrogs have no natural defense against.

NYC Nature 101: Urban Ecology

Marielle Anzelone | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Marielle Anzelone

Ecologists have begun to do their field studies closer to home. In the process, they have discovered that nature survives, and even thrives, in the city limits.

An Ounce of Python Prevention

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

There have been well-known cases of exotic species that should never have been introduced in the U.S. Whether they are the zebra mussels, the snakehead fish, or the Gambian rats that caused the 2003 monkeypox outbreak.