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Stowaways in potted plants

Potted plants can seem so benign. Beautiful, fascinating, good to grow and give, but they may carry invasive species which are not benign. Tom Bawden at The Independent tells us about invasive species reaching Europe, including the New Guinea flatworm … Continue reading

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Invasive worms

I’m grateful to my fellow blogger Spencer Woodard (aka Anthropogen) for telling us about earthworms colonising the world. He links to an article about alien earthworms which tells us about earthworms in every continent except Antarctica. There’s good news and … Continue reading

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