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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

myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/nonnatives/

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 ...

Non-Native and Invasive Species - Smithsonian Marine Station

www.sms.si.edu/irlspec/Nonnatives.htm

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 ...

The Potential Conservation Value of NonNative 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 ...

Alaska's Nonnative Species, Alaska Department of Fish and Game

www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=nonnativespecies.main

By contrast, a nonnative species is one that is found outside its previously observed range. Such a species is typically one that has been introduced to the new ...

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

e360.yale.edu/feature/alien_species_reconsidered_finding_a_value_in_non-natives/2373/

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Non-Native Species - The Environmental Literacy Council

enviroliteracy.org/ecosystems/drivers-of-biodiversity-loss/non-native-species/

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 Invasive Plants – An Introduction | Plant Management in ...

plants.ifas.ufl.edu/manage/why-manage-plants/non-native-invasive-plants-an-introduction/

.a species that is non-native to the ecosystem under consideration and whose introduction causes or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or harm  ...

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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 ...

Nonnative Species - Shenandoah National Park (U.S. National Park ...

www.nps.gov

Shenandoah National Park contains a host of nonnative animal and plant species. Indeed, for vegetation alone there are 350 nonnative plants, about 25% of the ...

Invasive Species - National Wildlife Federation

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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