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In the News

Jul 2007

Selected "In the News" items previously featured on NISIC for this month. See the In the News Archives to view previously posted items by year and month.

See our What's New section for current items of interest.

Journal article

Sex change wipes out invasive species: 'Trojan chromosomes' enlisted in battle against alien invaders (Jul 26, 2007)
Nature; BioEd Online.

Honeybee pollinating flower

USDA Announces Colony Collapse Disorder Research Action Plan (Jul 13, 2007)
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Colony Collapse Disorder Action Plan (Jun 20, 2007; PDF | 2.1 MB)
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

CBP Agriculture Specialist checks flowers arriving to the U.S. for pests

CBP Agriculture Specialist Intercepts Fruit Fly (Mediterranean) at Miami Airport (Jul 11, 2007)
DHS. Customs and Border Protection.

Emerald ash borer

Traffic Stop Nets 500 Pounds of Firewood: Wood Quarantined to Prevent Insect from Spreading (Jul 11, 2007)
KCCI Des Moines.

Bighead and silver carp. Credit: USFWS

Silver and Largescale Silver Carp Importation and Transport Banned (Jul 10, 2007)
DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will add silver and large-scale silver carp as injurious. Such a listing prohibits the importation and interstate transportation of live silver and large-scale silver carp. The final rule under the injurious wildlife provisions of the Lacey Act will become effective on Aug 9, 2007.

Avian influenza

Health Experts Come Together to Address Pandemic, Avian Influenza, Outline the Outlook of Infectious Diseases Threats and Strategies for Containment (Jul 11, 2007)

More Avian Influenza News

Hemlock wooly adelgid

Loss of Hemlocks Will Affect Water Dynamics in Southern Appalachian Forests (Jul 9, 2007)
USDA. FS. Southern Research Station.

Grass carp

An Underwater Fence to Stop Invasive Species (Jul 9, 2007)
Washington Post.

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