The Global Threat of Invasive Species

Florida Tech’s Ocean Sciences Program Chair Kevin Johnson says invasive species are the second greatest environmental threat to the planet…(we’ll let you guess the first). Johnson presents a webinar on how exotic plants and animals introduced to non-native habitat can wipe out indigenous species, harm ecosystems and damage infrastructure.   Click on the following sentence to access the full story.

In the webinar, Johnson explains ways to mitigate the problem and how global warming makes it more difficult to eradicate ferocious invaders.

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