Invasive species threaten wildlife
Country News, Other, 30/11/2021, Geoff Adams
Australia is in the grip of an unprecedented alien attack on its native wildlife and environment, with experts warning more of our unique flora and fauna is in danger of disappearing by 2050 unless urgent action is taken. A new report, Fighting plagues and predators: Australia’s path to a pest and weed-free future, reveals the environment is facing a sliding doors’ moment, with two possible futures for Australia, depending on the decisions made today. […] Launched by Australia’s national science agency CSIRO and Centre for Invasive Species Solutions, the report highlights the need for emerging biosecurity technologies to be fast tracked and for the urgent development of new techniques to prevent, eradicate and control invasive pests.