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ALLELOPATHY

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When plants attack! Some plants can actually inhibit the growth of other plants with chemical agents.

BENEFICIAL INSECTS

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Discover how the seemingly beneficial introduction of some non-native insect species can yield unexpected results.

DISEASES

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Diseases traveling undetected on migrating animals, including humans, can have devastating consequences.

GLOBAL THREAT

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Many local plants and animals find their way abroad and have impacted regions across the globe.


NATIVE SPECIES

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Native species can become invasive when environmental conditions change and they are forced to adapt.

ORNAMENTALS

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What makes these beautiful plants so deadly? Be sure to keep your garden clear of these invasive plants!

SHIPS & PLANES

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Modern transportation makes it easier than ever for many invasive species to simply hitch a ride to a new home.

SPECIES RELEASED

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Both purposeful and accidental introductions of a new species to a region can have devasting results.