October 5, 2017

The Fall Armyworm is a moth whose caterpillars attack a wide range of crops in the Americas. It has recently spread to Africa, with potentially devastating results for millions of farmers. Modelling work by Regan Early contributed to an evidence note commissioned by th...

October 5, 2017

Invasions from alien species such as Japanese Knotweed and grey squirrels threaten the economies and livelihoods of residents of some of the world’s poorest nations, new University of Exeter research shows.

The damage caused by non-native species like the Harlequin lady...

January 20, 2015

That’s according to research published by Bethany BradleyCascade Sorte, and myself.

As Bethany explains, the paper compares the spatial distributions of invasive vs. native plants across the US. Although we commonly think of invaders as starting at one unlucky sp...

September 9, 2014

Have you ever gone abroad on holiday and done something totally out of character? My 60-year old parents went to visit my sister in New Zealand, and the next thing I know they’re calling me to tell me they’ve Bungy-jumped off the Auckland Harbour bridge. Or take the ca...

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