Terminator Weed Potentially Fighting Climate Change

May 5, 2020 Of Interest

Terminator Weed Potentially Fighting Climate Change

Appearances are deceiving. Here we find that one area’s invasive plant is another’s landscape savior. I live in South Florida where we’ve had ample opportunity to see the unintended consequences of introducing non-native vegetation (and animals for that matter). Some scientists believe phragmites, a prolific invasive species, can help fight climate change. I am skeptical. Still, you have to admire the research and consideration that turns a villain into a hero. Read more here.

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