More than 500 Invasive Species Have Invaded China since the 1980s, Threatening its Agriculture Sector

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