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Recipe for disaster? U.P. scientists slam release of invasive 'anti-dengue' species

Sep 13, 2019 - 8:19 PM

UP Diliman's Institute of Biology calls for a halt to the release of invasive species in the Philippines due to their negative impacts

Oops? QC barangay goofed in releasing cane toads to estero

Aug 29, 2019 - 9:07 AM

A well-meaning barangay captain in Quezon City, who mistook cane toads for bullfrogs, errs in thinking his action can solve the dengue problem in his area. In fact, he likely creates a new problem.

INVASIVE. File photo of a Central American Cane Toad of the species Rhinella marina, previously known as Bufo marinus. Shutterstock.com

Toxic toads found near Sydney spark fears of southward spread

Jul 19, 2019 - 12:01 PM

Conservationists are concerned that the tough and adaptable poisonous pest, introduced from Central America in 1935 to control beetles in sugarcane fields, may be adjusting to the climate in southeast Australia

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