Communities crack down on bamboo cultivation
Lush, lovely and totally invasive, bamboo has been branded as public enemy number one in several Northeast towns where homeowners cultivating a variety of this quick-growing plant face steep fines or even jail time.
Invasive lionfish found at surprising depths
Lionfish lack natural predators in the Atlantic Ocean, and the poisonous creatures are making themselves right at home.
The rat-sized snails eat everything in their path and even carry diseases that can infect humans.
Invasive plants wreak havoc on ecosystems because the various species that keep them in check in their native habitats are not present in American landscapes.
Likely evidence of the invasive species has been found in Lake Michigan and Lake Erie.
Even if they are pretty or smell divine, resist the temptation to plant them.