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Efforts to control invasive pests could be in vain without climate consideration

Researchers are calling for climate change considerations to play a bigger part in conservation work, with warming temperatures, more bush fires, and the threat of new pests threatening to reverse recent gains. A new paper, published this week in the Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment journal, found climate change heightened the impact of invasive species and habitat loss, particularly in island ecosystems like New Zealand.

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