Invasive species threaten biodiversity

Invasive species threaten biodiversity

Canadian geese pose a serious threat to biodiversity in Europe. Credit: Tom Koerner/USFWS

Leading international experts have estimated that even moderate increases in the spread of invasive plant and animal species will cause major damage to ecosystems and biodiversity around the world.

This has important ramifications for human livelihoods too, according to the 38 scientists who published their assessment in the journal Global Change Biology.


Published by Cosmos.

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