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Scientists' warning on invasive alien species
(Wiley on behalf of Cambridge Philosophical Society, 2020-12)
Biological invasions are a global consequence of an increasingly connected world and the rise in human population size. The numbers of invasive alien species – the subset of alien species that spread widely in areas where ...
Invasive species shape evolution
(American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2016-04-22)
In their Perspective “Evolution in the Anthropocene” (26 February, p. 922), F. Sarrazin and J. Lecomte suggest a greater investment in securing the long-term evolutionary potential of species to safeguard biodiversity. ...
One Biosecurity: A unified concept to integrate human, animal, plant, and environmental health
(Portland Press Ltd on behalf of the Biochemical Society and the Royal Society of Biology, 2020-12)
In the wake of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, the world has woken up to the importance of biosecurity and the need to manage international borders. Yet strong sectorial identities exist within biosecurity that are associated ...
Defining the impact of non-native species
Non-native species cause changes in the ecosystems to which they are introduced. These changes, or some of them, are usually termed impacts; they can be manifold and potentially damaging to ecosystems and biodiversity. ...
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 ...
New pasture plants intensify invasive species risk
(National Academy of Sciences, 2014-11-18)
Agricultural intensification is critical to meet global food demand, but intensification threatens native species and degrades ecosystems. Sustainable intensification (SI) is heralded as a new approach for enabling growth ...