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INTRODUCED SPECIES: A SIGNIFICANT COMPONENT OF HUMAN-CAUSED GLOBAL CHANGE
Humans move species beyond their native ranges both deliberately and inadvertently, and many of these species become established and spread in their new habitat. The list of established introducedExpand
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Effects of the Argentine Ant on Arthropod Fauna of Hawaiian High‐Elevation Shrubland
Human-caused biological invasions by an alien species are a worldwide phenomenon. They are particularly significant on isolated oceanic islands and represent a serious threat to endemic biota. TheExpand
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Extinction and Ecosystem Function in the Marine Benthos
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Vulnerability of Island Tropical Montane Cloud Forests to Climate Change, with Special Reference to East Maui, Hawaii
Island tropical montane cloud forests may be among the most sensitive of the world's ecosystems to global climate change. Measurements in and above a montane cloud forest on East Maui, Hawaii,Expand
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Status, ecology, and management of the invasive plant, Miconia calvescens DC (Melastomataceae) in the Hawaiian islands
Miconia calvescens (Melastomataceae), native to montane forests of the neotropics, has now invaded wet forests of both the Society and Hawaiian Islands. This tree, which grows up to 15 m tall, isExpand
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Risk assessment, eradication, and biological control: global efforts to limit Australian acacia invasions
Aim Many Australian Acacia species have been planted around the world, some are highly valued, some are invasive, and some are both highly valued and invasive. We review global efforts to minimizeExpand
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Cloud water in windward and leeward mountain forests: The stable isotope signature of orographic cloud water
[1] Cloud water can be a significant hydrologic input to mountain forests. Because it is a precipitation source that is vulnerable to climate change, it is important to quantify amounts of cloudExpand
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The role of abiotic conditions in shaping the long-term patterns of a high-elevation Argentine ant invasion
Analysis of long-term patterns of invasion can reveal the importance of abiotic factors in influencing invasion dynamics, and can help predict future patterns of spread. In the case of the invasiveExpand
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The ecology, policy, and management of ants in Hawaii
Ants represent a wholly introduced component of Hawaiian ecosystems. The establishment of roughly 45 ant species over the past two centuries has wide rang- ing implications for agriculture, otherExpand
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