Adopt a proactive attitude towards nonnative Green iguana biosecurity

Mainly since the 60’s has the green iguana continuously expanded its nonnative range, especially throughout the Greater Caribbean region, and despite repeated warning for its consequences. Now scientists and conservationists are sounding the alarm in a “Letter from the Conservation Frontline”.

Based off the report: Knapp, C.R. et al. (2020) The global need to address threats from invasive alien iguanas. Animal Conservation, ACV12660.

Article published in BioNews 40

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