Whenever the topic of invasive species arises or a news breaks that another one has entered the island, there is a certain feeling of helplessness by the majority of the community, especially those without any agricultural background or knowledge. As we know from our own homes, pests multiply quickly and eradicating a species, such as termites, ants or cockroaches, can be near impossible from a home — or sometimes a car — let alone a whole island.
Considering that 44% of income generated on Guam comes from tourism, according to Department of Labor Chief Economist Gary Hiles (See Brief on Page . . .
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