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Developing a list of invasive alien species likely to threaten biodiversity and ecosystems in the European Union
The European Union (EU) has recently published its first list of invasive alien species (IAS) of EU concern to which current legislation must apply. The list comprises species known to pose great threats to biodiversity ...
Plant invasions in New Zealand: Global lessons in prevention, eradication and control
The number of non-native plant species established outside of cultivation in the New Zealand archipelago is higher than for any other islands worldwide. Faced with this scale of plant invasions, there has been considerable ...
Using DNA metabarcoding to assess New Zealand’s terrestrial biodiversity
(New Zealand Ecological Society, 2017)
© New Zealand Ecological Society. High throughput DNA sequencing technology has enabled entire biological communities to be characterised from DNA derived from pools of organisms, such as bulk-collected invertebrates, or ...
Drivers of future alien species impacts: An expert-based assessment
Understanding the likely future impacts of biological invasions is crucial yet highly challenging given the multiple relevant environmental, socio-economic and societal contexts and drivers. In the absence of quantitative ...