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What is a Bioindicator?

Hey Defenders – do you all know the tale of canaries in the coal mines? Well, for a long period of time, coal miners would bring canaries with them underground, not just as friendly companions, but to function as a bioindicator and know if conditions were unsafe for humans. So what does that mean about…

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What is an invasive species?

An invasive species is an animal that is not originally from a specific ecosystem that has increased in numbers enough to cause harm to the environment. In order to qualify as invasive species, the animal itself must Reproduce quickly Grow quickly Spread in population aggressively Invasive species can be harmful to native animals that already…

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