Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems
by J. Canning-Clode (ed.)
Publisher: De Gruyter Open Ltd 2015
Number of pages: 473
When organisms are deliberately or accidentally introduced into a new ecosystem a biological invasion may take place. Biological invasions by animals, plants, pathogens or vectors are one of the greatest environmental and economic threats and, along with habitat destruction, a leading cause of global biodiversity loss.
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- World Resources Institute
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