• Applying the Convention on Biological Diversity Pathway Classification to alien species in Europe 

      Pergl, J.; Brundu, G.; Harrower, C.A.; Cardoso, A.C.; Genovesi, P.; Katsanevakis, S.; Lozano, V.; Perglova, I.; Rabitsch, W.; Richards, G.; Roques, A.; Rorke, S.L.; Scalera, R.; Schonrogge, K.; Stewart, A.; Tricarico, E.; Tsiamis, K.; Vannini, A.; Vil, M.; Zenetos, A.; Roy, H.E. (2020)
      The number of alien species arriving within new regions has increased at unprecedented rates. Managing the pathways through which alien species arrive and spread is important to reduce the threat of biological invasions. ...
    • Challenging the view that invasive non-native plants are not a significant threat to the floristic diversity of Great Britian 

      Hulme, P.E.; Pauchard, A.; Pysek, P.; Vila, M.; Alba, C.; Blackburn, T.M.; Bullock, J.M.; Chytry, M.; Dawson, W.; Dunn, A.M.; Essl, F.; Genovesi, P.; Maskell, L.C.; Meyerson, L.A.; Nunez, M.A.; Pergl, J.; Pescott, O.L.; Pocock, M.J.O.; Richardson, D.M.; Roy, H.E.; Smart, S.M.; Stajerova, K.; Stohlgren, T.; van Kleunen, M.; Winter, M. (National Academy of Science, 2015-06-09)
      Conservation scientists and practitioners have long recognized that not all non-native species pose a threat to biodiversity, yet some ecologists still fail to grasp this message (1). The conclusions drawn by Thomas and ...
    • Crossing frontiers in tackling pathways of biological invasions 

      Essl, F.; Bacher, S.; Blackburn, T.M.; Booy, O.; Brundu, G.; Brunel, S.; Cardoso, A.C.; Eschen, R.; Gallardo, B.; Galil, B.; Garcia-Berthou, E.; Genovesi, P.; Groom, Q.; Harrower, C.; Hulme, P.E.; Katsanevakis, S.; Kenis, M.; Kuhn, I.; Kumschick, S.; Martinou, A.F.; Nentwig, W.; O'Flynn, C.; Pagad, S.; Pergl, J.; Pysek, P.; Rabitsch, W.; Richardson, D.M.; Roques, A.; Roy, H.E.; Scalera, R.; Schindler, S.; Seebens, H.; Vanderhoeven, S.; Vila, M.; Wilson, J.R.U.; Zenetos, A.; Jeschke, J.M. (Oxford University Press, 2015)
      Substantial progress has been made in understanding how pathways underlie and mediate biological invasions. However, key features of their role in invasions remain poorly understood, available knowledge is widely scattered, ...
    • Developing a framework of minimum standards for the risk assessment of alien species. 

      Roy, H.E.; Rabitsch, W.; Scalera, R.; Stewart, A.; Gallardo, B.; Genovesi, P.; Essl, F.; Adriaens, T.; Bacher, S.; Booy, O.; Branquart, E.; Brunel, S.; Copp, G.H.; Dean, H.; D'hondt, B.; Josefsson, M.; Kenis, M.; Kettunen, M.; Linnamagi, M.; Lucy, F.; Martinou, A.; Moore, N.; Nentwig, W.; Nieto, A.; Pergl, J.; Peyton, J.; Roques, A.; Schindler, S.; Schönrogge, K.; Solarz, W.; Stebbing, P.D.; Trichkova, T.; Vanderhoeven, S.; van Valkenburg, J.; Zenetos, A. (British Ecological Society, 2018)
      1. Biological invasions are a threat to biodiversity, society and the economy. There is an urgent need to provide evidence-based assessments of the risks posed by invasive alien species (IAS) to prioritize action. Risk ...
    • Drivers of the relative richness of naturalized and invasive plant species on Earth 

      Essl, F.; Dawson, W; Kreft, H.; Pergl, J.; Pyšek, P.; Van Kleunen, M.; Weigelt, P.; Mang, T.; Dullinger, S.; Lenzner, B.; Moser, D.; Maurel, N.; Seebens, H.; Stein, A.; Weber, E.; Chatelain, C.; Inderjit; Genovesi, P.; Kartesz, J.; Morozova, O.; Nishino, M.; Nowak, P.; Pagad, S.; Shu, W.-S.; Winter, M. (2019)
      Biological invasions are a defining feature of the Anthropocene, but the factors that determine the spatially uneven distribution of alien plant species are still poorly understood. Here, we present the first global analysis ...
    • Global rise in emerging alien species results from increased accessibility of new source pools. 

      Sebeens, H.; Blackburn, T.M.; Dyer, E.E.; Genovesi, P.; Hulme, P.E.; Jeschke, J.M.; Pagad, S.; Pyšek, P.; van Kleunen, M.; Winter, M.; Ansong, M.; Arianoutsou, M.; Bacher, S.; Blasius, B.; Brockerhoff, E.G.; Brundu, G.; Capinha, C.; Causton, C.E.; Celesti-Grapow, L.; Dawson, W.; Dullinger, S.; Economo, E.P.; Fuentes, N.; Guénard, B.; Jäger, H.; Kartesz, J.; Kenis, M.; Kühn, I.; Lenzner, B.; Liebhold, A.M.; Mosena, A.; Moser, D.; Nentwig, W.; Nishino, M.; Pearman, D.; Pergl, J.; Rabitsch, W.; Rojas-Sandoval, J.; Roques, A.; Rorke, S.; Rossinelli, S.; Roy, H.E.; Scalera, R.; Schindler, S.; Štajerová, K.; Tokarska-Guzik, B.; Walker, K.; Ward, D.F.; Yamanaka, T.; Essl, F. (National Academy of Science, 2018)
      Our ability to predict the identity of future invasive alien species is largely based upon knowledge of prior invasion history. Emerging alien species—those never encountered as aliens before—therefore pose a significant ...
    • No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide 

      Seebens, H.; Blackburn, T.M.; Dyer, E.E.; Genovesi, P.; et al. (Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2017)
      Although 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. ...
    • Socio-economic impact classification of alien taxa (SEICAT) 

      Bacher, S.; Blackburn, T.M.; Essl, F.; Genovesi, P.; Heikkilä, J.; Jeschke, J.M.; Jones, G.; Keller, R.; Kenis, M.; Kueffer, C.; Martinou, A.F.; Nentwig, W.; Pergl, J.; Pyšek, P.; Rabitsch, W.; Richardson, D.M.; Roy, H.E.; Saul, W.-C.; Scalera, R.; Vilà, M.; Wilson, J.R.U.; Kumschick, S. (British Ecological Society, 2018)
      1. Many alien taxa are known to cause socio-economic impacts by affecting the different constituents of human well-being (security; material and non-material assets; health; social, spiritual and cultural relations; freedom ...
    • Troubling travellers: are ecologically harmful alien species associated with particular introduction pathways? 

      Pergl, J.; Pysek, P.; Bacher, S.; Essl, F.; Genovesi, P.; Harrower, C.A.; Hulme, P.E.; Jeschke, J.M.; Kenis, M.; Kuhn, I.; Perglova, I.; Rabitsch, W.; Roques, A.; Roy, D.B.; Roy, H.E.; Vila, M.; Winter, M.; Nentwig, W. (Pensoft, 2017)
      Prioritization of introduction pathways is seen as an important component of the management of biological invasions. We address whether established alien plants, mammals, freshwater fish and terrestrial invertebrates with ...
    • A unified classification on alien species based on the magnitude of their environmental impacts 

      Blackburn, T.M.; Essl, F.; Evans, T.; Hulme, P.E.; Jeschke, J.M.; Kuhn, I.; Kumschick, S.; Markova, Z.; Mrugala, A.; Nentwig, W.; Pergl, J.; Pysek, P.; Rabitsch, W.; Ricciardi, A.; Richardson, D.M.; Sendek, A.; Vila, M.; Wilson, J.R.U.; Winter, M.; Genovesi, P.; Bacher, S. (Public Library of Science, 2014-05-06)
      Species moved by human activities beyond the limits of their native geographic ranges into areas in which they do not naturally occur (termed aliens) can cause a broad range of significant changes to recipient ecosystems; ...
    • A vision for global monitoring of biological invasions 

      Latombe, G.; Pyšek, P.; Jeschke, J.M.; Blackburn, T.M.; Bacher, W.; Capinha, C.; Costello, C.; Fernández, M.; Gregory, R.D.; Hobern, D.; Hui, C.; Jetz, W.; Kumschick, S.; McGrannachan, C.; Pergl, J.; Roy, H.E.; Scalera, R.; Squires, Z.E.; Wilson, J.R.U.; Winter, M.; Genovesi, P.; McGeoch, M.A. (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 ...