A new insect invader is spreading in eastern North America’s pine forests, and it’s causing trouble wherever its wings can carry it.
Invasive Burmese pythons have become the ravenous, ever-multiplying scourge of South Florida. But new research suggests that the snakes have brought more than just their teeth and appetites to the Sunshine State. They’ve also brought along their own parasites, which are now infecting native snakes.
America’s Ash trees are facing extinction. And the impact of their loss in our forests, cities, and backyards will not be small.