Researchers shed light on bioinvasion via ballast water

argylesock says… Invasive species are a huge and increasing problem. Here’s some science about how ships contribute to the invasions. One suggestion is to clean out alien species from some ships’ ballast tanks. I wonder how cost-effective this could be.

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About argylesock

I wrote a PhD about veterinary parasitology so that's the starting point for this blog. But I'm now branching out into other areas of biology and into popular science writing. I'll write here about science that happens in landscapes, particularly farmland, and about science involving interspecific interactions. Datasets and statistics get my attention. Exactly where this blog will lead? That's a journey that I'm on and I hope you'll come with me.
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