Tag: damselfish

June 15, 2021

Removing rats helps islands and reefs, even in short term

After just over a decade of being rat free, islands in the Indian Ocean are already showing signs of more seabirds and more nutrients that come from them. Several years...

August 8, 2018

Removing invasive island rats could help coral reefs

Invasive rats are notorious for their devastation of island ecosystems, but their damage might go deeper than scientists once believed. Biologists recently discovered that nonnative rats could impede the flow...