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Published by IUCN in Gland, Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nonindigenous pests -- Control.

Book details:

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Jeffrey A. McNeely ... [et al.]
ContributionsMcNeely, Jeffrey A., Global Invasive Species Programme., International Council of Scientific Unions. Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment., International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 50 p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22471978M
ISBN 102831706092

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Gland, Switzerland (IUCN) – Invasive Alien Species, ranging from disease and plants, to rats and goats, are one of the top three threats to life on this planet, according to a new publication coordinated by the Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP), of which IUCN is a partner. of the World's Worst Invasive Alien Species is a list of invasive species compiled by the Global Invasive Species Database in The IUCN Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG), which maintains the list, acknowledges that it is "very difficult to identify invasive species from around the world that really are 'worse' than any others.". The numerical dominance of invasive alien marine species swamps native species and alters ecosystem services. In the Black Sea, an invasive comb jelly, Mnemiopsis leidyi, has been blamed for the collapse of coastal fisheries worth many millions of dollars Asian clam Potamocorbula amurensis, now reaches densities of o/m 2 in San Francisco Bay, and has been blamed for the Cited by: The Global Spread of Invasive Species In October , a convention was held in Nagoya, Japan, where a non-binding agreement to save the world’s biodiversity was reached among countries. These countries are members of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), an international treaty that addresses the global loss of biodiversity.