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Are Cats and Dogs Bad for the Environment? (Answers You Should Know)

People are more concerned than ever before about how we negatively affect the environment. We have already made big lifestyle changes to lessen our impact on the planet by buying electric cars or eating more plant-based foods. It is not just people that have a carbon footprint. In fact, there is another important family member …

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What is an Invasive Plant Species? (Explained)

Invasive species are plants, animals, insects, or pathogens that can cause significant ecological, societal or economic harm when introduced to a new environment where they are not native. Invasive species introduction into new areas can be accidental (e.g. via ships, humans, or wind) or intentional (e.g. by humans). Each year, non-native species cause over 100 …

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What is an Invasive Species and Why are They a Problem?

Invasive species pose a serious risk to the natural environment. They can cause significant harm and can have devastating effects on ecosystems resulting in huge economic impacts. According to the World Conversation Union, invasive species are the second most significant threat to biodiversity after habitat loss. Approximately 42% of threatened or endangered species are at …

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