TAG: alien species
The true damage of invasive alien species was just revealed in a landmark report. Here’s how we must act.
Invasive alien species are driving biodiversity loss and extinctions in every country, all over the world. Responding to the challenge, the United Nations is today releasing the first global assessment of invasive alien species and their control. It comes from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), which represents almost 140 member […]
A new international report, co-authored by Dr Phill Cassey from the University of Adelaide, has found that the number of alien species has been rising continuously for centuries in all regions, but are now increasing at unprecedented rates. The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services’s (IPBES) Assessment Report on Invasive Alien Species and their […]
Ecologist wins Distinguished Alumni Award for research on invasive alien species across three continents
Dr Pablo García-Díaz, collaborator with Assoc Professor Phill Cassey‘s Invasion Science and Wildlife Ecology Group and previous University of Adelaide PhD student, has been awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions in recognition of the impact his research on invasive alien species has had in Australia, Europe and South America. […]
The illegal reptile trade in Australia, including venomous snakes, could put our wildlife, the environment and human lives at risk, a new study has found. University of Adelaide researchers, supported by the Invasive Animals Co-operative Research Centre, have developed a model of the likelihood of establishment of alien species of snakes and other reptiles if […]