A “pervasive and ongoing invasion” of radiata pine – Expert Reaction

The authors say their findings demonstrate “pervasive and ongoing invasion of radiata pine outside plantations”, with more work needed to manage current invasions and prevent future ones. They recommend a levy on new non-native conifer plantations to offset costs of managing invasions, and stricter regulations to protect vulnerable ecosystems.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.sciencemediacentre.co.nz/2022/08/26/a-pervasive-and-ongoing-invasion-of-radiata-pine-expert-reaction/