Red list: ash trees and antelopes on the brink of extinction

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Scientists warn once-common species are disappearing faster than they can be counted as North Americas ash trees join IUCNs list of endangered species due to threat of an invasive beetle Native ash trees, abundant across North America, are on the brink of extinction as an invasive beetle ravages forests, according to the new red list […]

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Has Eradicating Invasive Species Actually Helped Native Ones?

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While islands occupy 5.5 percent of the terrestrial surface area, they contain more than 15 percent of all terrestrial species. According to new work published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, invasive mammal eradication is an important tool for protecting threatened island-dwellers. At least $21.5 billion is expended every year on global biodiversity […]

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