Each cane toad carries enough venom to kill a child, National Geographic notes.
While the bird-eating snake, also known as the brown tree snakes (Boiga irregularishas) already eliminated many bird species on the area, a new study revealed that it is also destroying the Pacific island's forests.
Zapping out lionfish by diving robots is another unique way to "save" the marine ecosystems in the Atlantic.
Hawaii received a blow to its conservation efforts during the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress in Honolulu as it was revealed how much the country's flora are in danger of disappearing.
Invasive species are threatening the biodiversity of plant life across the globe, here’s how they take over.
Gross or adorable? The Capybaras, the largest rodents in the planet, are actually highly sociable animals.
New Zealand has announced an ambitious program between the government and the private sector that aims to eradicate rats and other predators in the country by 2050.
Swarms of gypsy moths have been attacking the Massachusets area due to two consecutive dry springs. The invasive pests are reportedly chewing down acres of trees and delaying airplanes.
The lionfish is a species alien to the Mediterranean Sea, but an increase in sightings has signaled the start of a lionfish invasion. Climate change resulting in warmer water has opened the door to the lionfish threat.
As lionfish continue to grow in number and eat important members of the marine ecosystem, will humans eating them instead help save our planet?
In Florida's month-long 2016 Python Challenge, 106 invasive Burmese pythons were turned in by hunters. These non-native snakes have a huge impact on the Everglades ecoystem, and wildlife officials say that the hunt's biggest benefit is spreading awareness. Plus, some really big snakes are brought in.
A bighead carp weighing about 25 pounds was recently captured in the Minnesota River. This raises concern about potential effects invasive fish can have on the state's waterways.
In recent years, Florida wildlife officials have been concerned the growing population of rhesus macaques living in Silver Springs State Park. They feared the nonnative animals were taking a toll on the region's ecosystem and had the potential to transmit diseases. But a new study by San Diego State University biologists proves otherwise.
Invasive snowshoe hares were introduced to Maine's Bay of Fundy Islands in 1959 and rapidly became widespread pests that eliminated most trees from the landscape. After several attempts and a bit of determination, the last invasive rabbit was removed in 2007. Since then the islands' natural landscape has returned to normal.