Policymakers and ecologists continue What Everyone Needs to Know. Of the 7, estimated non-native species present in North America, approximately 1, are invasive. Policymakers and ecologists continue to try to figure out which species might be harmful, which invasive species are doing the most damage, and which of these might respond best to eradication efforts.
Invasive species reports and case studies are prevalent in political, environmental, and scientific news cycles, and a significant portion of the public is concerned about the issue. Impacts of introduced species 1. Many have little or no impact 2. Evolution of introduced species and of natives in response to them 1.
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International agreements and national regulatory frameworks 2. Controversial matters regarding invasions 1. Useful introduced species 2. Introduced species and biodiversity 3. How do we know a species is introduced?
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Click to have a closer look. About this book Contents Customer reviews Biography Related titles. About this book Invasive species come in all sizes, from plant pathogens like the chestnut blight in eastern North America, to the red imported fire ant that has spread throughout the South, the predatory Indian mongoose now found in the Caribbean and Hawaii, and the huge Burmese python populating the Florida swamps.
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