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Passport, Please: A Global Strategy To Curb Invasive Species

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February 22, 2001
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Stanford University
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Plants have no respect for boundaries. Nor, for that matter, do zebra mussels, crazy ants or Nile perch. When alien species invade, they wreak havoc on economies and ecosystems across the globe. Curbing the problem is an international task, says Harold A. Mooney, a Stanford biologist who helped design a global plan to deal with the invaders.

Plants have no respect for boundaries. Nor, for that matter, do zebra mussels, crazy ants or Nile perch. When alien species invade, they wreak havoc on economies and ecosystems across the globe. Curbing the problem is an international task, says Harold A. Mooney, a Stanford biologist who helped design a global plan to deal with the invaders.


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Stanford University. (2001, February 22). Passport, Please: A Global Strategy To Curb Invasive Species. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010221073055.htm
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