Invasive Species on the Rise

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California will gain a new invasive species every 60 days. According to the Center for Invasive Species Research at UC Riverside, some of these could lead to economic losses to the state of about $3 billion each year. We'll discuss the issues surrounding invasive species from Scotch broom to Asian carp and beyond.

Guests:

Bryan Walsh, senior writer for TIME Magazine and author of TIME's recent invasive species cover story

Mark Hoddle, director for the Center for Invasive Species and researcher, Department of Entomology at UC Riverside

David Lodge, director of the Environmental Change Initiative at the University of Notre Dame

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