An environmental journalist says we shouldn’t hate invasive species.
You might sit up late these hot summer nights, sweating over the influx of Californians on your block. But according to environmental journalist Fred Pearce’s latest book, The New Wild (Beacon Press
The City of Portland is calling for vigilance in preventing the spread of pokeweed—an invasive and toxic plant (with a great name). Pokeweed, a perennial berry-producing plant, has been spotted by more than one Portland resident, according to the Bureau of Environmental Services. The plant's berries are poisonous to humans. Birds spread the plant's seeds after eating and digesting the ...