'Severe global threat': How invasive plant and animal species are costing economy $423bn a year

Michael Holder
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Threat posed by invasive alien species to planet and society 'underappreciated, underestimated and often unacknowledged', according to new UN-backed report

Invasive alien species of plants, animals, and insects pose a severe, growing, and yet "underappreciated" global threat to nature, human health, and the economy that is already costing $423bn annually...

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