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Re: [EcoFeminism] Digest Number 111

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  • Pythia
    Awesome web site. Green Information is a great site. Pythia
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 10, 2001
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      Awesome web site.
      Green Information is a great site.

      Pythia

      EcoFeminism@yahoogroups.com wrote:

      > There are 3 messages in this issue.
      >
      > Topics in this digest:
      >
      > 1. INVASION!
      > From: elevans@...
      > 2. Re: INVASION!
      > From: RadicalEarthMom@...
      > 3. Re: INVASION!
      > From: elevans@...
      >
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      > Message: 1
      > Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2001 19:16:13 EDT
      > From: elevans@...
      > Subject: INVASION!
      >
      > http://esa.sdsc.edu/invas3.htm
      >
      > INVASION!
      > No, it's not Hollywood's latest thriller, but a real threat to our
      > environment and economy. Increasing human population and per capita
      > consumption, leading to expansion of global trade, and increases in human
      > mobility have resulted in unprecedented invasion by nonnative species. These
      > biological invasions produce severe, often irreversible impacts on
      > agriculture, recreation, and our natural resources. Invasive species threaten
      > biodiversity, habitat quality, and ecosystem function. They are the
      > second-most important threat to native species, behind habitat destruction,
      > having contributed to the decline of 42% of U.S. endangered and threatened
      > species. Introduced species also present an ever-increasing threat to food
      > and fiber production. In the United States, the economic costs of nonnative
      > species invasions reach billions of dollars each year.
      > Regards,
      > Ed Evans
      > <A HREF="http://www.greeninformation.com/index.htm">Green Information  at  http://www.GreenInformation.Com</A>
      > ". . . . after the last fish has been caught, Only then will you find that
      > money cannot be eaten." Cree Indian Prophecy
      >
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      > Message: 2
      > Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2001 18:28:23 -0500 (CDT)
      > From: RadicalEarthMom@...
      > Subject: Re: INVASION!
      >
      > Ed, One only has to live in the South to be very aware of this fact.
      > Kudzu which was indtroduced as a means of erosion control is threatening
      > to choke out native species all over the South.
      >
      > The standing "joke" around here is that if you leave your bedroom window
      > open at night, that kudzu will creep in and strangle you in your sleep.
      > It's not QUITE that bad, but almost.
      >
      > The Zebra Mussel also is wreaking havoc in the Great Lakes and has
      > already started causing problems down as far as Arkansas. Further,
      > jellyfish which have been introduced into the Gulf of Mexico where they
      > have no natural predators are destroying the eco-system there as well.
      >
      > These are just a few of the examples that I am aware of.
      >
      > In Solidarity,
      >
      > Ardee-ann
      >
      > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      >
      > Please check out this new list, for those who believe that we CAN change
      > the world, one person at a time, starting with ourselves.
      >
      > Resistance is fertile!
      >
      > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Radical-Pagan-Vegan-Green-Activists
      >
      > To stay abreast of the issues of genetic engineering and its effect on
      > our food supply and the ecosystem, check out the following list:
      >
      > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/00-Say-NO-to-GMOs
      >
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      > Message: 3
      > Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2001 19:46:57 EDT
      > From: elevans@...
      > Subject: Re: INVASION!
      >
      > Further, jellyfish which have been introduced into the Gulf of Mexico where
      > they
      > have no natural predators are destroying the eco-system there as well.>>
      >
      > This is new to me and very sad, very sad.
      > Thanks for bringing me up to date.
      > Ed
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