Fight Against Invasive Species

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All over the globe, vulnerable ecosystems are in a fight against invasive species. These invaders threaten global biodiversity and negatively impact ecological systems. They tend to tip the natural balance and wreak havoc on native species, disrupting the vital interactions of endemic flora and fauna and putting human health and economies at risk. Island ecosystems are particularly vulnerable; as they are often hotspots of biodiversity found nowhere else on the planet. Removing these invaders as a solution to this has, time and time again, been proven a costly and challenging task. However, new findings from a study carried out on the tropical island of Mahé in the Seychelles, an archipelago in the Indian Ocean off East Africa, suggests that
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