Question Sheet: Alien Invasions


Before reading:

  1. Is there a plant or animal in your area that is considered a nuisance but is not native to your part of the country? If so, what is it and how or why was it introduced? 
  2. To prevent the introduction of species that don't belong in your area, what should inspectors check for in luggage when you come back from another country?

During reading:

  1. What percentage of invasive species cause problems? 
  2. How does New Zealand keep out potentially invasive species? 
  3. Name two t...

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