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Humans are altering the composition of biological communities through a variety of activities that increase rates of species invasions and species extinctions, at all scales, from local to global.Expand
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Global biodiversity scenarios for the year 2100.
Scenarios of changes in biodiversity for the year 2100 can now be developed based on scenarios of changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide, climate, vegetation, and land use and the known sensitivity ofExpand
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Progress in invasion biology: predicting invaders.
Predicting which species are probable invaders has been a long-standing goal of ecologists, but only recently have quantitative methods been used to achieve such a goal. Although restricted to fewExpand
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“Sight‐unseen” detection of rare aquatic species using environmental DNA
Effective management of rare species, including endangered native species and recently introduced nonindigenous species, requires the detection of populations at low density. For endangered species,Expand
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Biological invasions: Lessons for ecology.
  • D. Lodge
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Trends in ecology & evolution
  • 1 April 1993
Anthropogenic introduction of species is homogenizing the earth's biota. Consequences of introductions are sometimes great, and are directly related to global climate change, biodiversity AND releaseExpand
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Ecological Predictions and Risk Assessment for Alien Fishes in North America
Methods of risk assessment for alien species, especially for nonagricultural systems, are largely qualitative. Using a generalizable risk assessment approach and statistical models of fishExpand
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Biological invasions: recommendations for U.S. policy and management.
The Ecological Society of America has evaluated current U.S. national policies and practices on biological invasions in light of current scientific knowledge. Invasions by harmful nonnative speciesExpand
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From Greenland to green lakes: Cultural eutrophication and the loss of benthic pathways in lakes
Benthic community responses to lake eutrophication are poorly understood relative to pelagic responses. We compared phytoplankton and periphyton productivity along a eutrophication gradient inExpand
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Effects of submersed macrophytes on ecosystem processes
Abstract Both natural and managed ecosystems experience large fluctuations in submersed macrophyte biomass. These fluctuations have important consequences for ecosystem processes because of theExpand
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Ecological forecasts: an emerging imperative.
Planning and decision-making can be improved by access to reliable forecasts of ecosystem state, ecosystem services, and natural capital. Availability of new data sets, together with progress inExpand
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