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Introduced species

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Introduced_species

An introduced, alien, exotic, non-indigenous, or non-native species, or simply an introduction, is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has ...

Nonnative Species

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More than 500 fish and wildlife nonnative species, also known as exotic species, have been observed in Florida. Not all nonnative species present a threat to ...

The Potential Conservation Value of Non-Native Species

www.brown.edu/Research/Sax_Research_Lab/Documents/PDFs/Schlaepfer et al. 2011 - conservation value of non-natives.pdf

Abstract: Non-native species can cause the loss of biological diversity (i.e., genetic, ... non-native species and their potential integration into conservation plans ...

Opinion: It's time to Stop Thinking That all Non-Native Species are Evil

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/07/140724-invasive-species-conservation-biology-extinction-climate-science/

Jul 24, 2014 ... Giant Aldabra tortoises are a non-native species on the islands of Mauritius. The country introduced them in 2004 after losing all its large ...

Are All Invasive Species Bad? | US News

www.usnews.com/science/articles/2011/08/31/are-all-invasive-species-bad

Aug 31, 2011 ... Non-native species unfairly get a bad rap according to a new study.

Invasive Species - National Wildlife Federation

www.nwf.org/Wildlife/Threats-to-Wildlife/Invasive-Species.aspx

Learn how invasive species threaten native wildlife. ... Invasive species are one of the leading threats to native wildlife. Approximately 42% of Threatened .... 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. EST) National Wildlife Federation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Non-Native Species - The Environmental Literacy Council

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Many plants and animals that are familiar to us today are not native. Some species are introduced intentionally for purposes of hunting and fishing; as an ...

Non-Native Plants and Animals - Illinois State Museum

www.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/changes/pdfs/Aliens_species.pdf

introduced in an attempt to control non-native species. Below is a series of featured alien plants and animals with images, followed by a complete list of the 800 ...

Conceptualizing and Evaluating Non-Native Species | Learn ...

www.nature.com/scitable/knowledge/library/conceptualizing-and-evaluating-non-native-species-80060037

What are non-native species? Do they threaten biodiversity? Is the antipathy toward exotics a misguided prejudice against the foreign? Are there legitimate ...

What do native, non-native, and invasive mean? | Vital Signs

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Invasive species are non-native plants, animals, or other organisms that did not historically occur in Maine. When introduced to Maine ecosystems, they develop  ...

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Non-native species - Great Smoky Mountains National Park (U.S. ...

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Many non-native species have set up residence in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A non-native is any species that occurs outside its native range as a ...

Non-Native and Invasive Species - Smithsonian Marine Station

www.sms.si.edu

Dec 1, 2007 ... Non-native species are species that have been introduced into new areas that have not historically been part of their native range. 'Exotic ...

Alien Species Reconsidered: Finding a Value in Non-Natives by ...

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Feb 24, 2011 ... Some non-native species provide habitat and food for native animals and plants, for example. In the southwestern United States, tamarisk trees ...