Category: invasion-biology

New tools to fight northern bio-invaders

A team of James Cook University scientists is beginning work on cutting-edge ways to repel biosecurity invaders from Australia’s northern shores.

Have your say about invasive ants

Given the potential of invasive ants to transform ecosystems and send native species extinct, a national strategy to deal with the threat is vital.

Feral deer could occupy nearly all of Australia

New research has found that almost nowhere in Australia is safe from growing feral deer numbers, with future mapping showing the animals could occupy most of the continent, including the interior.