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Middle School Database Search
Invasive species presentation
invasive species- general
"The article gives on overview on the topic of invasive species in Australia. Since Europeans first settled on the continent in the 1700s, thousands of species have been brought to Australia invading natural ecosystems and causing environmental, economic and social problems ... "
A Different Approach to Controlling Invasive Species Is Needed.
"The article offers insights on how new approaches to controlling invasive species in Australia are needed. Several talking points are given including how lethal controls are often expensive and counterproductive, how additional research on species control could be a benefit, and how potential controls must be subjected to a risk-benefit analysis ... "
A Strategy For Dealing With Invasive Species In Australia
"When it comes to invasive species, prevention is much easier and cheaper than cure. That’s why we focus our efforts on stopping new invasive species from entering the country and preventing the spread of those weeds and pests that have already established a foothold in Australia ... "
Centre for Invasive Species Solutions
"The Centre for Invasive Species Solutions is Australia’s collaborative research, development and extension organisation formed to tackle the ongoing threat from invasive vertebrate pests, and weeds ... "
Global Invasive Species Database
"The Global Invasive Species Database is a free, online searchable source of information about alien and invasive species that negatively impact biodiversity ... "
Feral animals in Australia
"The Australian Government works with the states and territories to develop strategies, undertake research and fund key management activities. Under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, a number of feral animals are recognised as threats to native animals and plants ... "
Animal pests and threats A - Z
"Animal pests and threats have a major detrimental effect on our environment. Controlling them is essential for the survival of our native plants and animals ... " (This is a New Zealand site).
National Invasive Species Information Center (NISIC)
"The gateway to invasive species information; covering federal, state, local and international sources ... "
Invasive plants and animals
"Brisbane enjoys many beautiful natural areas with abundant wildlife and biodiversity. Unfortunately, some species have been introduced into the natural environment where they compete for resources and adversely affect our native flora and fauna; these species are called invasive (or pest) plants and animals ... "