Prof Helen Roy answers all for Ask Me Anything session on invasive non-native species

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology's Professor Helen Roy took part in her first Reddit Sense About Science Ask Me Anything session focusing on her expert knowledge of invasive non-native species.

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Helen faced more than 40 questions from people from around the world on subjects as diverse as the Harlequin ladybird to Japanese Knotweed as well as how to forge a career as an ecologist. Here's a selection of questions that Helen answered:

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The Harlequin ladybird

Image: The Harlequin ladybird

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Looking for a Harlequin ladybird

Image: Helen looks for a Harlequin ladybird as part of a future BBC Gardener's World programme on invasive non-native species

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