[APWG] NEWS: 'CAT scan' shows Hawaiian forests invaded by alien species

Philip Thomas (www.HEAR.org) pt at hear.org
Tue Mar 4 11:43:07 CST 2008


Bob,

Why would the term "destroying" be inappropriate?

pt at hear.org


Bob Beyfuss wrote:
> Although this article is not good news, it is refreshing for me to see the 
> term "altering" instead of "destroying" "devastating" and other pejorative 
> terms.
> 
>   At 10:29 AM 3/4/2008, Olivia Kwong wrote:
>> http://news.mongabay.com/2008/0303-hawaii.html
>>
>> 'CAT scan' shows Hawaiian forests invaded by alien species
>> mongabay.com
>> March 3, 2008
>>
>> Invasive plant species are altering the ecology of Hawaiian rain forests,
>> reports a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of
>> Sciences (PNAS).
>>
>> See the link above for the full article text.
>>
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