Invasive plant species can enhance coastal ecosystems

Invasive plant species like seaweed can provide vital ecosystem functions in coastal areas where native habitats such as salt marshes and oyster reefs have severely declined. A new study finds that invasive species could be used to offset the loss of native habitats that provide storm protection, food production and other benefits to billions of people.

Invasive plant species can enhance coastal ecosystems

Invasive plant species can be a source of valuable ecosystem functions where native coastal habitats such as salt marshes and oyster reefs have severely declined, a new study by scientists at ...

Mon 17 Jul 17 from Phys.org

Invasive plant species can enhance coastal ecosystems, Tue 18 Jul 17 from ScienceDaily

We’ve screwed up the coasts so badly that an invasive species is a plus

When native species are gone, an invasive one can provide ecosystem services.

11 hours ago from Arstechnica

Some invasive species actually help their new habitats thrive

Environment More nuance, less nativism. In a few coastal areas, invasive species could help instead of harm. Read on.

Mon 17 Jul 17 from Popular Science

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