Biological invasions: recommendations for U.S. policy and management.

  title={Biological invasions: recommendations for U.S. policy and management.},
  author={David M. Lodge and Susan Williams and Hugh J MacIsaac and Keith R. Hayes and Brian Leung and Sarah Reichard and Richard N. Mack and Peter B. Moyle and Maggie Smith and David A Andow and James T Carlton and A J Mcmichael},
  journal={Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America},
  volume={16 6},
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 species are increasing in number and area affected; the damages to ecosystems, economic activity, and human welfare are accumulating. Without improved strategies based on recent scientific advances and increased investments to counter invasions, harm from invasive species is likely to accelerate. Federal… CONTINUE READING
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