27 Jul '11, 11am

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Top scientists rally together in fight against invasive species 22 July 2011 | News story A flurry of articles in influential scientific journals in recent months has questioned the urgency to address the growing threat to biodiversity from invasive species. The assertion is that the concern with invasive species derives from an unreasonable desire to maintain pristine ecosystems and exclude all alien species. Such criticism is, in fact, unfounded. Conservationists recognize that ecosystems are dynamic, that alien species enter and are introduced into natural communities, and that modified (and even degraded) ecosystems have conservation value. In certain cases, alien species may prove beneficial to human wellbeing; examples of this include corn and potato crops, which were introduced to Europe and have become staple dietary components for millions of people. But, cruciall...

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