Wildlife corridors sometimes help invasive species spread

6 agosto 2014

When the ants come marching in, having miles of linked habitats may not be such a good idea after all. In a classic example of the law of unintended consequences, new research suggests that wildlife corridors – strips of natural land created to reconnect habitats separated by agriculture or human activities — can sometimes encourage the spread of invasive species such as one type of fire ant.
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/-jgeeTyN0BA/140806124850.htm

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