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In recent years, the Indo-Pacific lionfish — a dramatically striped, finned and armored aquarium fish — has invaded Atlantic and Caribbean coral reefs. It has been spotted off the Southeastern United States, throughout the Caribbean Sea, in...
When giant container ships sail into major ports like Los Angeles and Long Beach, it's not just clothing and cars that they deliver. They also carry critters. The specimens — microscopic algae cells or larger castaways, such as eggs of fish or...
Reports of giant goldfish wreaking havoc in Lake Tahoe may have garnered fresh attention this week, but officials say the feral fish are just part of an army of invasive critters that they've been battling for years. Searching for invasive species...
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L.A. at HomeOrnamental grasses: A gardeners guide to selecting and placing meadow grasses, sedges and rushes as lyrical, low-water additions to a sustainable landscape....
L.A. NOWModern life has been tough on the southwestern pond turtles that once were populous in the coastal part of San Diego County. Development ravaged the turtle's natural habitat. Then came the rise of invasive species that challenged the turtles for......
Opinion L.A.It all seemed so simple once. You know: "Save the whales," "save the spotted owl" and so on. Now, black and white has given way to green versus green. Take the Los Angeles Times story on Monday about wind turbines......
GreenspaceAnimal rights groups are pressing a case in federal court maintaining that wild horses roamed the West about 1.5 million years ago and didn't disappear until as recently as 7,600 years ago. More important, they say, a growing stockpile of......
GreenspaceTwenty-five environmental and pubic health groups asked Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday to abandon the state's new plan for eradicating agricultural pests and explore a less toxic approach, such as crop rotation or planting neighboring crops that deter...
GreenspaceThese parks are in jeopardy,” said Ron Tipton, NPCA senior vice president. “We are concerned about the condition of park resources, but we also believe there are solutions to all these challenges. We believe there is hope and opportunity....
L.A. NOWU.S. customs officials Friday said an inspection of a shipment of pineapples from Costa Rica uncovered a hitchhiker =– a destructive wood-boring beetle. The recent find of the live cerambycidae -– a type of long-horned beetle -- at the Los...
GreenspaceCalifornia grasses: Warmer temperatures in California could lead to a substantial statewide expansion of exotic grass populations, according to a new study that cataloged over 400 native and exotic grasses in the state....
Visitors to Kauai who venture beyond the beach may be rewarded with a few hours in a town where time has slowed, at a Hindu monastery high in the hills, a small museum chronicling the history of Kauai and a garden of the gods. HANAPEPE On a typical...
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