Jeronimo Gonzalez of Semafor writes on a UN report about invasive species.
- The Americas are the most impacted region, with more than one-third of all invasive species, followed by Europe and Central Asia.
- Invasive species harm ecosystems and make the impacts of climate change more pronounced.
- For instance, invasive non-native grasses (which are very flammable) are largely to blame for the rapid spread of wildfire in Maui last month.
- Bottom-up solutions and empowering property owners will be essential to preventing the spread of invasive species.
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