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Invasive Species

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  • Scientist: Florida python hunt didn't help control threat

    As Florida prepares to unleash the public in another hunt for Burmese pythons in the Everglades, an analysis of data from the first Python Challenge shows that the 2013 spectacle didn't do anything to curb the invasive snake's population in the wetlands, a scientist said Monday.
  • State to offer grants to control aquatic invasive plants

    The state Department of Environmental Management is offering grant funding for projects that control aquatic invasive plants in freshwater lakes and ponds. The department says grants will be awarded to projects that effectively reduce, control and manage...

    Biologists hope lice can attack invasive Brazilian pepper tree

    Biologists hope lice can attack invasive Brazilian pepper tree
    MELBOURNE— Biologists may soon have another biological weapon in their war against the infamous Brazilian pepper tree: an army of jumping plant lice. These tiny insects — called Calophya Latiforceps — have the gall to go up against...

    Biologists hope lice can attack invasive Brazilian pepper

    Biologists may soon have another biological weapon in their war against the infamous Brazilian pepper tree: an army of jumping plant lice. These tiny insects — called Calophya Latiforceps — have the gall to go up against arguably the worst...

    Fish found in suspected tsunami debris boat quarantined

    The wreckage of a fishing boat that appears to be debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami was carrying some unexpected passengers — fish from Japanese waters — when it was spotted off the Oregon coast. Scientists say 21 yellowtail jacks and one...