You’ve compared air fares, read five travel guides about your destination and created an hourly sight-seeing itinerary. When it comes to planning your vacation, you don’t miss a thing; or, do you?
If you’re not careful, alien species, including insects and parasites, can hitch a ride in your suitcase and follow you home — with devastating effects. Without predators to keep invasive species’ populations in check, these critters threaten wildlife habitat, biodiversity and the natural environment.
Invasive Species in Canada Encyclopedia
Learn more about the origin of Canada’s invasive species, where they’re located and their ecological impacts.