Invasive Species

New study suggests invasive species work together to dominate local habitats
Publish Date: 23-DEC-2014 02:52 PM
The spread of invasive species in local ecosystems could spell trouble for native plants and insect colonies, as a new study out of the University of Toronto suggests that the interaction between multiple foreign species help each other accelerate their dominance. 
Researcher hopes work on invasive species will make a difference
Publish Date: 23-APR-2014 08:42 AM
Scott Caines has been studying the waters of the Bay of Islands for invasive species, and he has found reason for concern. There are seven species recognized as invasive in Newfoundland and Labrador waters and three of these have been introduced to the west coast of island. Globalization is being credited with the exponential increase in introduction through the voyages along oceanic vessels — with aquaculture and the aquarium trade recognized as contributers. 
A team of entomologists defends Canada from foreign insect species
Publish Date: 01-MAY-2010 02:56 PM
Considering that countless alien bugs invade Canada annually, the best CFIA entomologists can do is try to identify intruders quickly and understand their behaviour.