Invasive Species

Featuring 3 articles by 3 scientists

How one invasive plant can change a rainforest

The mountain apple's entry into Indonesia a century ago still threatens biodiversity there

Cassie Freund


Wake Forest University

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How an interloper snake decimated Guam's delicious wild chilies

The snakes don't eat chilies. The connection: birds

Jenny Howard


Wake Forest University

How this beautiful, invasive jellyfish adapts to dominate foreign ecosystems

My team combined work in the field and the lab to understanding how comb jellies work

Kelsey Lucas

Physiology, Marine Biology, and Ecology

Harvard University