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Rat Lungworm Disease (Angiostrongylus cantonensis) is a parasite that primarily impacts rats, but has unfortunate impacts on humans, too. The parasite reproduces in rats, but is excreted in its larval stage and completes its development inside slugs or snails as an intermediate host. If a rat consumes a snail or slug, the parasite completes its lifecycle ...
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At a meeting of the Hawaii Invasive Species Council on July 29, 2015, the HISC approved an interagency spending plan totaling $4.75M for state fiscal year 2016, supporting 35 projects that will help fill gaps between and expand beyond the state’s existing civil service programs that address invasive species concerns. The budget was a difficult ...
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