Tsunami debris spells trouble

@article{Chown2017TsunamiDS,
  title={Tsunami debris spells trouble},
  author={Steven L. Chown},
  journal={Science},
  year={2017},
  volume={357},
  pages={1356 - 1356}
}
  • S. Chown
  • Published 29 September 2017
  • Environmental Science
  • Science
Human-made objects swept out to sea after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake carried over 300 species to new locations Since the emergence of agriculture, human influence on the environment has been unremitting, through habitat transformation, species exploitation, and, more recently, climate change as a result of greenhouse gas emissions. Over the past century, the pace of many of these processes has increased (1). The effects of these continual influences, or press perturbations (2), on biodiversity… 
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Exploring potential establishment of marine rafting species after transoceanic long‐distance dispersal
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