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dc.contributor.authorSeebens, H.en
dc.contributor.authorBlackburn, T. M.en
dc.contributor.authorDyer, E. E.en
dc.contributor.authorGenovesi, P.en
dc.contributor.authorHulme, Philip E.en
dc.contributor.authorJeschke, J. M.en
dc.contributor.authorPagad, S.en
dc.contributor.authorPyšek, P.en
dc.contributor.authorWinter, M.en
dc.contributor.authorArianoutsou, M.en
dc.contributor.authorBacher, S.en
dc.contributor.authorBlasius, B.en
dc.contributor.authorBrundu, G.en
dc.contributor.authorCapinha, C.en
dc.contributor.authorCelesti-Grapow, L.en
dc.contributor.authorDawson, W.en
dc.contributor.authorDullinger, S.en
dc.contributor.authorFuentes, N.en
dc.contributor.authorJäger, H.en
dc.contributor.authorKartesz, J.en
dc.contributor.authorKenis, M.en
dc.contributor.authorKreft, H.en
dc.contributor.authorKühn, I.en
dc.contributor.authorLenzner, B.en
dc.contributor.authorLiebhold, A.en
dc.contributor.authorMosena, A.en
dc.contributor.authorMoser, D.en
dc.contributor.authorNishino, M.en
dc.contributor.authorPearman, D.en
dc.contributor.authorPergl, J.en
dc.contributor.authorRabitsch, W.en
dc.contributor.authorRojas-Sandoval, J.en
dc.contributor.authorRoques, A.en
dc.contributor.authorRorke, S.en
dc.contributor.authorRossinelli, S.en
dc.contributor.authorRoy, H. E.en
dc.contributor.authorScalera, R.en
dc.contributor.authorSchindler, S.en
dc.contributor.authorŠtajerová, K.en
dc.contributor.authorTokarska-Guzik, B.en
dc.contributor.authorvan Kleunen, M.en
dc.contributor.authorWalker, K.en
dc.contributor.authorWeigelt, P.en
dc.contributor.authorYamanaka, T.en
dc.contributor.authorEssl, F.en
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-17T22:07:38Z
dc.date.issued2017-02-15en
dc.date.submitted2016-12-28en
dc.identifier.citationSeebens et al. (2017). No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide. Nature Communications, 8, 14435 (2017). doi:10.1038/ncomms14435en
dc.identifier.issn2041-1723en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10182/9395
dc.description.abstractAlthough research on human-mediated exchanges of species has substantially intensified during the last centuries, we know surprisingly little about temporal dynamics of alien species accumulations across regions and taxa. Using a novel database of 45,813 first records of 16,926 established alien species, we show that the annual rate of first records worldwide has increased during the last 200 years, with 37% of all first records reported most recently (1970-2014). Inter-continental and inter-taxonomic variation can be largely attributed to the diaspora of European settlers in the nineteenth century and to the acceleration in trade in the twentieth century. For all taxonomic groups, the increase in numbers of alien species does not show any sign of saturation and most taxa even show increases in the rate of first records over time. This highlights that past efforts to mitigate invasions have not been effective enough to keep up with increasing globalization.en
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dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherNature Publishing Groupen
dc.relationThe original publication is available from - Nature Publishing Group - https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms14435en
dc.relation.urihttps://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms14435en
dc.rights© The Author(s) 2017. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article’s Creative Commons license, unless indicated otherwise in the credit line; if the material is not included under the Creative Commons license, users will need to obtain permission from the license holder to reproduce the material. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/en
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dc.subjectinvasive speciesen
dc.subjectalien speciesen
dc.subjectinter-taxonomic variationen
dc.subjectspecies invasionsen
dc.subjectspecies globalizationen
dc.subjectspecies accumulationen
dc.subject.meshSpecies Specificityen
dc.subject.meshGeographyen
dc.subject.meshTime Factorsen
dc.subject.meshInternationalityen
dc.subject.meshComputer Simulationen
dc.subject.meshIntroduced Speciesen
dc.subject.meshIslandsen
dc.titleNo saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwideen
dc.typeJournal Article
lu.contributor.unitLincoln Universityen
lu.contributor.unitBio-Protection Research Centreen
dc.identifier.doi10.1038/ncomms14435en
dc.subject.anzsrc050103 Invasive Species Ecologyen
dc.subject.anzsrc060207 Population Ecologyen
dc.relation.isPartOfNature Communicationsen
pubs.notesArticle number: 14435 (2017)en
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pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
pubs.volume8en
dc.identifier.eissn2041-1723en
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