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Impact assessment with different scoring tools; How well do alien amphibian assessments match?
(Pensoft Publishers, 2017)
Classification of alien species’ impacts can aid policy making through evidence based listing and management recommendations. We highlight differences and a number of potential difficulties with two scoring tools, the ...
How repeatable is the Environmental Impact Classification of Alien Taxa (EICAT)? Comparing independent global impact assessments of amphibians
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2017)
The magnitude of impacts some alien species cause to native environments makes them targets for regulation and management. However, which species to target is not always clear, and comparisons of a wide variety of impacts ...
Grasses as invasive plants in South Africa revisited: patterns, pathways and management
Background: In many countries around the world, the most damaging invasive plant species are grasses. However, the status of grass invasions in South Africa has not been documented recently. Objectives: To update Sue ...
A vision for global monitoring of biological invasions
(Elsevier Ltd., 2017)
Managing biological invasions relies on good global coverage of species distributions. Accurate information on alien species distributions, obtained from international policy and cross-border co-operation, is required to ...
Promise and challenges of risk assessment as an approach for preventing the arrival of harmful alien species
Background: Harmful alien species impose a growing environmental, economic and human well-being burden around the globe. A promising way to reduce the arrival of new species that may become harmful is to utilise pre-border ...