Mussel model calls for cash to combat invading species

Abstract

Spend now to save later — that’s the message from biologists Brian Leung and David Lodge, who have made what they say is the first attempt to merge ecology and economics into a mathematical model for analysing the risks from invasive species. Leung and Lodge, who are based at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, used zebra mussels as a test case. These… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/420006a

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