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  • The great Flathead fish fiasco

    The great Flathead fish fiasco

    State and tribes disagree over how to tackle an exotic species' takeover of a Montana lake.

  • Location matters in the war on lake trout

    Location matters in the war on lake trout

    These fish aren’t only in low-elevation lakes.

  • Gnawing away at invasives

    Gnawing away at invasives

    Eating our way out of an invasive species invasion.

  • Welcome to the Homogocene

    The rapid spread of invasive species like quagga and zebra mussels could transform the once-isolated and ecologically unique West into just another McDonaldized patch of the planet.

  • Wish You Weren’t Here

    Quagga mussels – an extraordinarily prolific and costly invasive species – have appeared in Lake Mead, and no one is sure how to keep these unwanted newcomers from infesting the West.

  • Tipping the scales towards native species

    In Unnatural Landscapes, Ceiridwin Terrill travels to four arid sites to show how scientists fight to protect indigenous organisms from invasive species

  • The company we keep

    In the Pacific Northwest, where barred owls are competing with northern spotted owls, conservationists wonder what to do when a native species becomes an invasive species.

  • Hostile takeover

    In the Pacific Northwest, scientists reluctantly consider killing barred owls to save increasingly threatened northern spotted owls.

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