Introduced Species

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A beaver looks up from the water. Image © Jillian Cooper, iStockPhoto.com

Canadian Invaders!

Beavers are a Canadian symbol. But in South America, they’re considered an invasive species.
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Canadian Invaders!

 A forest damaged by pine beetles

How Do Introduced Species Affect Ecosystems and the Economy?

When a species ends up outside of its natural zone, the consequences on other species, ecosystems and human industries can be severe. Climate change and human activities can introduce species into new zones.
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How Do Introduced Species Affect Ecosystems and the Economy?