5 invasive species now in retreat
Invasive species are ones that don't naturally occur in an area and may have detrimental effects. Here are some eradication success stories.
1. Rinderpest virus
Described by the Global Invasive Species Database as a micro-organism, rinderpest had decimated cattle, buffalo, yak, and other livestock. The virus was declared eradicated by United Nations researchers in October, 2010, after a 23-year battle.
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