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introduced species

one that does not naturally occur in the area and has been brought in accidentally or intentionally by man, for example, rabbits in Australia (introduced originally to the British Isles from Spain).
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Familiar birds will leave Britain to be replaced by foreign species because of global warming, ornithologists warned today.
Contract award notice: Analysis of existing data, Mapping, Creation of a monitoring program, Analysis of ways of introducing and disseminating foreign and invasive foreign species - separate procurement for the group 18
An increase in visitors means more pollution, more expansion and the importation of more foreign species.
He said the foreign species do not multiply like the wild variety; they tend to stay in one place and then pollinate the wild variety.
Contract notice: Analysis of existing data, Mapping, Creation of a monitoring program, Analysis of ways of introducing and disseminating foreign and invasive foreign species - separate procurement for groups 11 - 17
Janine Van Norman, chief of the Ecological Services Program's Branch of Foreign Species, may be contacted at janine_vannorman@fws.gov or 703-358-2370.
"Nowadays plants are moved from one side of the world to another very quickly and foreign species can be brought in.
``One of the problems with foreign species is you cannot foresee the problems they will bring.
Also in the Baltic Sea, numerous foreign species have been identified over the past decades.
animal species and five foreign species have dual status.
Although it has been classified since 1970 as endangered, the albatross, which breeds only on two remote Japanese islands, was listed solely as a foreign species. Because of this oversight, the far-ranging seabird was not legally protected under the ESA when it ventured into Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, and Hawaii.
New genes contributed by foreign species provide new genetic combinations that can be beneficial and are thus favoured by natural selection.
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