News tagged with invasive alien species

Online campaign against invasive plants

Neophytes โ€“ invasive plants that are alien to the region โ€“ are a huge burden on the public purse. The ETH spin-off "In-Finitude" has set up a new online platform right on time for the growing season. This displays the ...

dateAug 16, 2017 in Ecology
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Mapping invasive alien species of Union concern

The first ever Baseline Distribution of Invasive Alien Species of Union concern has been published by the JRC. The 37 invasive alien species covered by this report have been prioritised as species that need to be addressed ...

dateJul 13, 2017 in Ecology
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Changing our attitudes towards invasive 'alien' species

We often hear that complex environmental problems need to be communicated better โ€“ that scientists need to tell 'arresting stories' before governments and the public will act. But arresting stories can also be profoundly ...

dateFeb 09, 2017 in Ecology
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Denial of invasive species threat worries scientists

Scientists believe a new battlefront is opening in science denialism and this time the target is the science of invasive alien species and the fight to protect some of the world's rarest species and most unique ecosystems.

dateNov 24, 2016 in Ecology
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