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Blurring alien introduction pathways risks losing the focus on invasive species policy
(Wiley Periodicals, Inc., 2017-04-04)
The pathways by which alien species are introduced to new regions fall into six broad classes: deliberate release; escape from captivity; contaminant of a commodity; stowaway on a transport vector; via an infrastructure ...
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 ...
Greater focus needed on alien plant impacts in protected areas
(Wiley Periodicals, Inc. on behalf of Society for Conservation Biology, 2014-09)
Alien plants pose significant threats to protected areas worldwide yet many studies only describe the degree to which these areas have become invaded. Research must move toward a better understanding of alien plant impacts ...
A conceptual map of invasion biology: Integrating hypotheses into a consensus network
Global Ecology and Biogeography published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd Background and aims: Since its emergence in the mid-20th century, invasion biology has matured into a productive research field addressing questions of ...
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 ...