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Invasive species

Non-native species can travel the oceans, with a little help from plastic waste

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marine litter on Chesil Beach

There is an increasing awareness that marine debris, particularly plastic, is more than an eyesore on our beaches. Recent research has shown that it could also transport species, including non-native species, large distances. Plastic has a lower buoyancy than seawater …

How "Check Clean Dry" can help protect our freshwater environments and animals

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Fishing equipment and tackle

Non-native species are those which are not native to an environment and usually introduced by human activity. Some live happily without upsetting the environment, but others have a competitive advantage and might be able to out-hunt, out-breed or otherwise impact …