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Socio-economic impact classification of alien taxa (SEICAT)
(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 ...
Crossing frontiers in tackling pathways of biological invasions
(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, ...
Temporal and interspecific variation in rates of spread for insect species invading Europe during the last 200 years
Globalization is triggering an increase in the establishment of alien insects in Europe, with several species having substantial ecological and economic impacts. We investigated long-term changes in rates of species spread ...
Invasion Science: looking forward rather than revisiting old ground - a reply to Zenni et al.
(Cell Press Reviews, 2017)
Invasion Science: A horizon scan of emerging challenges and oppurtunities
(Elsevier Ltd., 2017)
We identified emerging scientific, technological, and sociopolitical issues likely to affect how biological invasions are studied and managed over the next two decades. Issues were ranked according to their probability ...
A unified classification on alien species based on the magnitude of their environmental impacts
(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; ...
Challenging the view that invasive non-native plants are not a significant threat to the floristic diversity of Great Britian
(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 ...