China has become one of the countries hardest hit by invasive species, threatening its biodiversity and agricultural production, authorities said on Friday. A total of 529 non-indigenous species have invaded the country since the 1980s, said Wang Yanliang, a Ministry of Agriculture official in charge of ecological and resources protection, at a meeting about invasive species in Chongqing Municipality…Full Article: China.org.cn July 2014

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  • According to the article, since 2010, Chongqing Municipality has seen more than 50 non-indigenous species invade the city’s two million hectares of land

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