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Articles related to biosecurity

Feature: The Illegal Wildlife Trade as a Source of New Alien Species
The illegal wildlife trade is increasing the likelihood that foreign reptiles will become established in the wild – with consequences for both biodiversity and human health.
Browse: Hendra Antibodies Found in African Bats
The discovery of antibodies capable of neutralising the Hendra and Nipah viruses in African bats has overturned ideas about how the viruses spread.
Simon Says: Debugging Trade
As our neighbours seek to sell us more fresh produce, biosecurity is becoming a busier battleground for science and politics.