Global Category: risks & pathways

Imported roses pose very high risks to Australia because the layered petals provide many hiding places for invasive insects. Photo: anncapictures | Pixabay

Pests in the petals

Australia’s love affair with imported fresh flowers runs the risk of introducing deadly insect invaders into the country, warns Tim Low.

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Feral horses

Feral horse numbers are expanding across the Australian Alps and other parts of the country, causing immense ecological damage.

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Snap a bee, ant or wasp

We’re looking for people to seek out and snap ants, bees and wasps in their neighbourhood. For every QuestaGame find, $1 is donated to the Invasive Species Council.

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