Monday, September 20, 2010

Conference Demands European Union Legislation on Invasives

The 6th NEOBIOTA conference in Copenhagen, Denmark called upon the European Union to protect Europe's native species against invasive plants and animals. The legislation researchers are demanding is similar to New Zealand and Australia's. Research shows that invasive species have increased by 76% over the last 30 years and cost Europe an estimated €12 billion every year. Click here to read more on the EU legislation.