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Invasive species rise after 9-11

By CISR Team | October 21, 2011

Recently CISR Director, Mark Hoddle, was interviewed on the Voice of Russia Radio about new research on invasive species after 9-11. The Associated Press reported hundreds of agricultural scientist who normally conducted inspections for invasive species were redirected to Homeland Security, causing a huge spike of invasive species coming into the US. AP reports its cost the US billions of dollars in cleanup. Follow the link for the interview on this problem.

“American anti-terror measures prompt insect invasions” 

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