2. Non-native species can compete with other native species for food, water, and space. Sometimes these results can cause imbalances in the food chain and disturb an ecosystem. Caulerpa “can displace native algae” and can have
“[negative] impacts [on] the coastal ecosystem” ("Caulerpa taxifolia"). Measures can be taken to decrease the spread of this seaweed, some of them could be raising awareness, reintroducing...
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...damage, native species competing for food and space.
1. Bio-terrorism is surely possible as it easy for someone to secretly introduce a foreign species.
2. If the codes and regulations of which foreign species can be imported into country are strict, then it would be not possible. But if they were not as strict, then it would be possible.
3. Some ways of bio-terrorism could include introducing foreign species or pests which can cause damage to agriculture which can result in decreased food production, resulting famine, other foreign species which can endanger or threaten the survival of the native species.
4. We could protect our environment by placing even stricter importing regulations, pre evaluating the risks or the side effects before introducing the foreign species, requiring a safety environmental check when importing non-native species.
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