Alien invasion: Which six ‘very high risk’ invasive species could arrive in the UK next?

The majority of invasive species posing the greatest risk to the EU could come to the UK, according to a major Europe-wide research project. But which ones? Catherine Early reports

Rusty crayfish
The rusty crayfish would present a 'very high risk' to UK biodiversity

Out of eight species identified as “very high risk” to EU biodiversity, six could arrive in the UK, according to research led by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH).

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