Tag: insects

Imported roses and their many petals provide great hiding spots for invasive pests.

The ugly side of flowers

Just before Mother’s Day every year millions of flowers from across the world flood in to Australia. It is one of the most dangerous days on our calendar.

Our new partnership with Monash University will would inform surveillance efforts at arrival points across Australia. Photo: Danielle | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

New partnership maps invasive risks and pathways

A new project with Monash University has just begun that will work out what environmental pests that we should be trying to stop entering Australia and how they will arrive.