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Invasive Species

Invasive species: A global problem we can tackle together

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This week, a major new report on invasive species was published by the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). It highlights the seriousness of the threat posed by invasive non-native species but shows that by working together with greater coordination and resources we can successfully tackle the threat.

22 confirmed Asian hornet sightings in Great Britain since 2016 … and counting

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BREAKING NEWS: APHA are currently monitoring an Asian hornet sighting near Chelmsford, Essex. Please look out for this highly effective predator and report any suspected sightings in your area via the Hornet Watch App or reporting form. Learn more about Asian hornets and a recent training program in this blog.