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Alertes Google 2017 sur les espèces animales invasives

 

05/12/2017

04/12/12

  • Eliminating a species of mosquitoes that cause dengue is possible, but regulations come its way Economic Times. There are also concerns on whether eliminating a species completely from the ecosystem will end upsetting the ecological balance. Oxitec says that since AA is an invasive species everywhere except Africa, removing it “effectively restores the environment as it is not even meant to be there.
  • New UBC mushroom guide aims to protect amateur foragers : MetroNews CanadaAs mushrooms like death caps – an invasive species from Europe – become more common, a quick and easily accessible resource for mushroom foragers is essential, said Berbee. Death caps are thriving in East Vancouver, especially in neighbourhoods with a lot of hornbeam trees, a favourite place …
  • Bill would give Customs inspection area at Port : Pacific Daily News. Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency could receive four acres of land at the Port of Guam in Piti for holding and inspecting cargo containers, including those that could be carrying invasive species and illegal drugs. A bill introduced by Sen. Tom Ada on Dec. 2 would give Customs use of the prop
  • Ballast bill would be costly mistake : Port Huron Times Herald. Ocean-going ships are required to sanitize any ballast water they discharge to the lakes to ensure that no organisms survive to create the next zebra mussel, Asian carp or spiny water flea invasive species disaster. Lauwers’ bill seeks to eliminate that, weakening Michigan’s standard to match the federal …

 

03/12/12

  • Qui veut la peau du renard ? : Sciences et Avenir. RÉGLEMENTATION : En France, le code de l’environnement distingue deux types d’animaux sauvages nuisibles : des espèces indigènes et des espèces invasives. Les premières peuvent être classées nuisibles au niveau d’un département sur proposition du préfet. Au nombre de dix, ce sont la belette …

02/12/17

  • 23 more animals and plants added into list of “invasive alien species” : Thai PBS English News. The Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP) has added into the list of invasive alien species another 11 kinds of plants and 12 kinds of animals as proposed by the committee for the conservation and utilisation of bio-diversity, according to ONEP secretary-general …

01/12/17

30/11/2017

  • Officials warn citizens to be on the lookout for spotted lanternfly Beckley Register-Herald. The West Virginia Department of Agriculture is asking citizens to be on the lookout for a potential new invasive species to West Virginia, the spotted lanternfly. The spotted lanternfly is a destructive, invasive plant hopper that has been confirmed in New Castle County, Delaware. The insect was first …
  •  To fight a tiny ant with a big bite, state turns to TV Hawaii News Now . Christy Martin, public information officer for the Coordinating Group on Alien Pest Species at UH-Manoa, said public health officials who « really understand little red fire ants are extremely concerned, as they should be. » The ants live in trees and on the ground in moist, shady areas. Their stings are small …

29/11/2017

28/11/2017

27/11/2017

  • About 90% fewer wild birds are traded thanks to EU ban : ZME Science. It can cause bird species to become endangered in their native habitats and can lead to invasive species in non-native habitats. Invasive birds can be bad for local ecosystems and for crops. Europe was the major importer and trader of exotic birds before the ban was put into place. Five European …
  • Eye on the Tiger Teton Valley News. A cross between a Brown and a Brook Trout, Tiger Trout have been found this year in the Teton River. This particular specimen measured 17 inches, beating the current state record by three inches. While invasive species in rivers are problematic, Idaho Fish and Game doesn’t seem concerned about the …
  • King County Executive seeks moratorium on Atlantic salmon net pensKing County (press release). Executive Dow Constantine is seeking a six-month moratorium on non-native salmon pens along King County’s marine shoreline on Vashon and Maury Islands. New rules will be developed to eliminate the risk of farmed, invasive species to our native salmon and serve as a model for other jurisdictions …

26/11/2017

25/11/2017

  • Survey shows invasive species affect residents WatertownDailyTimes.com. There were also 155 responses to how people feel invasive species in the region are affecting them. The survey shows that people of the SLELO region do feel they are being affected by invasives. Roughly 92 percent of participants reported that their well-being was affected by invasive species in the …

24/11/2017

23/11/2017

  • Norfolk Island – Protecting an Ocean Jewel : Invasive Species Council – But its unique wildlife has suffered greatly due to habitat destruction and the introduction by humans of exotic species from all over the world.

22/11/2017

21/11/2017

20/11/17

  • Catch her drift? : Oregon Coast Today – Between 2012 and 2017, scientists documented nearly 300 species of marine … increase in the role of marine debris as a vector for invasive species.