The McGill Reporter | Feb. 3, 2015
By: Melody Enguix
New study from scientists at McGill shows the vulnerability of the basin to future invaders – and calls for regulations to mitigate this threat.
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The Great Lakes have been invaded by more non-native species than any other freshwater ecosystem in the world. In spite of increasing efforts to stem the tide of invasion threats, the lakes remain vulnerable, according to scientists from McGill University and colleagues in Canada and the United States.
Risk analysis finds savings for homeowners and local governments of excluding invasive pests like the emerald ash borer outweigh added cost to imported goods