Invasive rodents on islands: integrating historical and contemporary ecology

@article{Drake2008InvasiveRO,
  title={Invasive rodents on islands: integrating historical and contemporary ecology},
  author={D. Andrew R. Drake and Terry L. Hunt},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2008},
  volume={11},
  pages={1483-1487}
}
The colonization of islands by humans dramatically transformed environments, initiating extinctions, extirpations, and a complex array of ecosystem changes (e.g. Kirch 1997; Grayson 2001; Anderson 2008; Athens et al. 2002; McConkey and Drake 2002; Steadman 2006; Kennett et al. 2006). Researchers in historical ecology have described these human-induced transformations as consequences of forest clearing, fire, and the introduction and establishment of a portmanteau biota (Crosby 2004). Rodents… CONTINUE READING

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