Knotweed –

Lynee Pettinger
I-PEEL, 2015
Level: beginner
Topic: Microeconomics & Markets, Other
Format: Learning Text

The dossier first discusses the impact of colonialism on introducing foreign plants and thus disrupting ecosystems. Subsequently the case of the knotweed, a plant introduced from Japan to the UK and now considered a threat to biodiversity is explored. The complex economy built around the plant consisting of regulations, pesticides, experts, and landowners is then explored.

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