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Invasive Species

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http://www.newsdaily.com/article/cc546d ... from-south

Could this be a GMO weed which will require farmers to grow GMO crops ?


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I just looked the plant up, it has a mass of seeds that come off at the end of the life cycle.
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Lionfish Infesting The Atlantic

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http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/18/tech/inno ... index.html

This beautiful but deadly aquarium fish is reeking havoc
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Chinese mussels are still a big issue also in our great lakes.
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The Asian Carp Invasion

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Are they a good food fish ? If they have lots of young and aren't as slick swimmers as trout then I wonder if they wouldn't make good food fish for the game fish. However I imagine they will just ruin every ecosystem they enter.


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I have seen recipes :)
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It looks good, I posted it before
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Anacondas In The Everglades

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Now these monsters are very dangerous.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/wild_things/ ... vaded.html
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Speaking of invasive species :) just had 17 people viewing Gary Oaks Corner.
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Gary Oak wrote:Now these monsters are very dangerous.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/wild_things/ ... vaded.html
there is people on constant patrols killing those snakes, they are killing out a lot of the native wildlife the last few years alligators included.
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The Asian Carp Must Die

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If they can't be eradicated maybe they could be used to dog food and cat food.

http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/21/55330 ... -waterways
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I think feed the homeless, and find a good recipe for them :yum2: Ill try it.
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Asian "Fortune-Teller" Spider Found in U.S. for First Time

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This spider looks very similar to a huge spider I saw on a Hong Kong island.

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i worried a lot at work getting into bins of car parts from Asian countries, and South America, there is so many spider, and snakes that can kill you from there.
I saw spiders all the time, dead rats also.
the fruit, and veggies at stores can have them also, i wouldn't dig around much in them.
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That's a scary spider, looks like a Garden spider a lot. Makes me wonder about one I saw on the house window last fall .
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I was walking along a trail and saw one in this huge web near eye level. They look cool but they aren't dangerous.
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We have garden spiders here almost every year, but with those Asian spiders coming it makes me a bit weary of them.
they look a lot alike at a glance.
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This gypsy moth in the top photo looks very different from the gypsy moths we have here in BC. I believe the gypsy mopths that we have in BC are also invasive. I often will wipe out a nest of them as they destroy a lot of trees. Check out the video showing the damage this invading caterpillar causes.

Massachusetts is being swallowed by millions of hungry caterpillars

http://www.sciencealert.com/massachuset ... terpillars

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Sad to see, those will weaken the trees, and likely kill them. No leaves no food for the trees. Lets hope they grow back soon so they can live.
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If these huge rodents get out of hand at least the Florida golden panther will have lot's to eat. I just hope that they can get rid of those invasive pythons.

Is Florida About to Be Swamped With Capybara?

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/is-flo ... epage-lede
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