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Foreign’ species invasions rising globally: study

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Hindu (India)

Publication Date
2018-02-06

Up to 16 percent of all species on Earth could qualify as potential ‘foreign’ species. The number of newly emerging alien species continues to rise, posing a significant challenge to biosecurity interventions worldwide, according to a study. Alien species are those that do not belong to a region and introduced intentionally or accidentally by humans

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http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/foreign-species-invasions-rising-globally-study/article22666823.ece