UK Gov’t Issues New Orders as Britain invaded by Aliens

School children protest climate change, London © Copyright Matt Harrop

 

A consultation into how best to manage invasive non-native species which threaten our native wildlife has been launched by the government.
Here is the list of species requiring management

Plants

Nuttall’s waterweed (Elodea nuttallii)
Chilean rhubarb (Gunnera tinctoria)
Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)
Floating pennywort (Hydrocotyle ranunculoides)
Himalayan balsam (Impatiens glandulifera)
Curly waterweed (Lagarosiphon major)
American skunk cabbage (Lysichiton americanus)
Parrot’s feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum)

Animals

Egyptian goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus)
Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis)
Muntjac deer (Muntiacus reevesi)
Signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus)
Grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
all subspecies of (Trachemys scripta) otherwise known as “slider terrapins”