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Invasive Plants in Tropical Human‐Dominated Landscapes: Need for an Inclusive Management Strategy

R. Uma Shaanker, Gladwin Joseph, N.A. Aravind, Ramesh Kannan, and Ganeshaiah K.N.

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter argues that solutions to the management of invasive species need to be reworked to take into account the fact that invasive species can impact human livelihoods both negatively and ... More


Globalization and Bioinvasions: The International Policy Problem

Charles Perrings, Stas Burgiel, Mark Lonsdale, Harold Mooney, and Mark Williamson

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Invasive species control is a public good. Once provided, the benefits it offers in terms of enhanced protection of human, animal, and plant health, and the productivity of agriculture, forestry, ... More


The Problem of Biological Invasions

Charles Perrings, Harold Mooney, and Williamson Mark

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the impact of invasive species throughout human history, and the role of trade, transport, and travel in species introductions. It then considers the ... More


Prevention: Designing and Implementing National Policy and Management Programs to Reduce the Risks from Invasive Species

Reuben P. Keller and David M. Lodge

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter describes and critically evaluates the ‘state-of-the-art’ for national policy and management efforts designed to prevent the arrival of invasive species. Preventing the introduction of ... More


Current and Future Consequences of Invasion by Alien Species: A Case Study from South Africa

B.W. van Wilgen and D.M. Richardson

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter reviews what is known about those invasive alien species that impact on the terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems of South Africa. It briefly reviews the pathways by which these ... More


The Impact of Invasive Alien Species on Ecosystem Services and Human Well‐being

Liba Pejchar and Harold Mooney

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter reviews the literature to understand the significance of making decisions about the prevention and/or control of invasive alien species (IAS) that ignore impacts on ecosystem services. ... More


A Model of Prevention, Detection, and Control for Invasive Species

Stephen Polasky

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter constructs a model to analyze optimal policy and management to reduce damage from invasive species that includes strategies for information collection and control, to prevent ... More


Invasive species

Daniel Simberloff

in Conservation Biology for All

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Daniel Simberloff presents an overview of invasive species, their impacts and management in this chapter. Invasive species cause myriad sorts of conservation problems, many of which are complicated, ... More


Bee Pollination in Agricultural Ecosystems

Rosalind James and Theresa L. Pitts-Singer (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195316957
eISBN:
9780199871575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316957.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Bees play a vital role as pollinators for many agricultural crops. This book discusses the interplay between bees, agriculture, and the environment. Although honey bees are well recognized as ... More


Globalization and Invasive Alien Species: Trade, Pests, and Pathogens

Charles Perrings, Eli Fenichel, and Ann Kinzig

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The risk posed by an introduced species depends on a number of factors, some of which are within the control of regulatory authorities and some of which are not. It is a product of the probability ... More


If Invasive Species are “Pollutants”, Should Polluters Pay?

R. David Simpson

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter explores the issue of whether policies toward invasive species should look like those adopted in response to other forms of ‘pollution’. It argues that this will depend on whether ... More


The Role of Space in Invasive Species Management

Julia Touza, Martin Drechsler, Karin Johst, and Katharina Dehnen-Schmutz

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on the spatial characteristics of invasive species management. Specifically, it looks at control of the spread of a species introduced to an area. It begins with a review of the ... More


Invasive Species in the Arctic: Concerns, Regulations, and Governance

Kamrul Hossain

in Diplomacy on Ice: Energy and the Environment in the Arctic and Antarctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300205169
eISBN:
9780300210385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205169.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The concern over the introduction of invasive species into the Arctic environment has been relatively new. In the context of climate change, among many other consequences, the possible introduction ... More


Climate Change and Species' Distributions: An Alien Future?

Chris D. Thomas and Ralf Ohlemüller

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter presents analyses that suggest increasing levels of invasion will be observed with increasing climate change, and that invasions of species from far away will increase ... More


Species’ Invasions

A. Townsend Peterson, Jorge Soberón, Richard G. Pearson, Robert P. Anderson, Enrique Martínez-Meyer, Miguel Nakamura, and Miguel Bastos Araújo

in Ecological Niches and Geographic Distributions (MPB-49)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136868
eISBN:
9781400840670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136868.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the use of ecological niche modeling to study species invasions, and more specifically to identify and understand genuine exceptions to ecological niche equivalency between ... More


Invasive Species

Arnold G. van der Valk

in The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199608942
eISBN:
9780191774805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608942.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

An exotic or native species from one continent may spread quickly and dominate wetlands in another continent. Such species are known as invasive species and may displace other native species in ... More


The Impact of Marine Invasive Species on Endangered Species Protection Efforts in a Changing Ocean Environment

Eric V. Hull

in Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199368747
eISBN:
9780199368761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368747.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) was enacted to promote the conservation of threatened and endangered plants and animals and to preserve their critical habitats. Invasive species continue to ... More


The Global Pollination Crisis

Pat Willmer

in Pollination and Floral Ecology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128610
eISBN:
9781400838943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128610.003.0029
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter focuses on the global pollination crisis. For nearly three decades now there has been evidence of declines in pollinators worldwide, and the problems were explicitly recognized in the ... More


Diversity and Dynamics of Californian Subtidal Kelp Forests

Michael Graham, Ben Halpern, and Mark Carr

in Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195319958
eISBN:
9780199869596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319958.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The chapter describes the geology, oceanography, and patterns of biogeography of the California kelp forests. The structure and biodiversity of the kelp forest food web for all trophic guilds is ... More


Second Best Policies in Invasive Species Management: When are they “Good Enough”?

David Finnoff, Alexei Potapov, and Mark A. Lewis

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The rapid and often shocking consequences of the spread of invasive species has led to calls for the application of rules of thumb in their management. This contrasts significantly with arguments ... More


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