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Grasping at the routes of biological invasions: a framework for integrating pathways into policy
Summary 1. Pathways describe the processes that result in the introduction of alien species from one location to another. A framework is proposed to facilitate the comparative analysis of invasionExpand
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Alien species in a warmer world: risks and opportunities.
Climate change and biological invasions are key processes affecting global biodiversity, yet their effects have usually been considered separately. Here, we emphasise that global warming has enabledExpand
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How well do we understand the impacts of alien species on ecosystem services? A pan-European, cross-taxa assessment
Recent comprehensive data provided through the DAISIE project (www.europe-aliens.org) have facilitated the development of the first pan-European assessment of the impacts of alien plants,Expand
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A Unified Classification of Alien Species Based on the Magnitude of their Environmental Impacts
We present a method for categorising and comparing alien or invasive species in terms of how damaging they are to the environment, that can be applied across all taxa, scales, and impact metrics.
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World Spider Catalog
WSC ist eine taxonomisch-systematische Datenbank fur alle fast 47‘000 Spinnenarten weltweit. Sie enthalt auch die rund 14‘000 wissenschaftlichen Publikationen als PDF, in denen diese Arten in denExpand
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Disentangling the role of environmental and human pressures on biological invasions across Europe
The accelerating rates of international trade, travel, and transport in the latter half of the twentieth century have led to the progressive mixing of biota from across the world and the number ofExpand
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Degradation of the Cry1Ab protein within transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis corn tissue in the field.
Large quantities of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) corn plant residue are left in the field after harvest, which may have implications for the soil ecosystem. Potential impacts on soil organisms willExpand
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Effects of transgenic Bt corn litter on the earthworm Lumbricus terrestris.
A 200-day study was carried out to investigate the impact of transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) corn on immature and adult Lumbricus terrestris in the field and in the laboratory. AnotherExpand
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Will Threat of Biological Invasions Unite the European Union?
New data on the extent of biological invasions pose major regulatory and political challenges to European institutions.
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Socioeconomic legacy yields an invasion debt
Globalization and economic growth are widely recognized as important drivers of biological invasions. Consequently, there is an increasing need for governments to address the role of internationalExpand
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