Invasive harlequin ladybirds have been used as biocontrol agent against aphids for over 100 years, but have since spread rapidly and invaded most of North America and Europe. Learn about how to identify harlequin ladybirds, and what to do if they infest your home.
Parthenium is a highly invasive plant species. It threatens agricultural productivity, biodiversity, and human and animal health wherever it takes root. In Pakistan, it’s called famine weed because of its devastating impact on crop yields and livelihoods.
Invasive birds pose a threat to native bird species, outcompeting them for resources like food and nesting sites. They can also be vectors of avian diseases and be serious crop pests. Here are five you may have seen for yourself.
Tree of heaven is an invasive tree that damages infrastructure and hosts invasive species. But can a mite stop it?
Invasive snails are some of the most damaging invasive species in the world. In invaded regions, they pose a threat to the environment, the economy, and in some cases, human health. Find out more about four of these invasive snails, including their native region, how they became established in invaded areas and the threat they…