Alien Species Invasion: The Deep Economic Impact

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports that there are approximately 4,300 invasive, non-native species in the United States.

These species have a negative effect on both the environment and the economy. From cute to just plain creepy, these animals wreak havoc in their new environments, costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars. According to the National Invasive Species Council, invasive species cost the United States over $138 billion dollars a year.

Read full story HERE.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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One Response to Alien Species Invasion: The Deep Economic Impact

  1. JD Hartzel says:

    there is certain species that have more harm to wild life like feral house cats that destroy populations of small animals [excluding rats] reptiles and birds. what have they done about feral cats ? absolutely nothing I would help with the python problem free of charge

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