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12/06/2020

June 2020 issue of Management of Biological Invasions is online!

From horizon scanning to trapping and roadkill records – this issue provides practical guidance for local, regional and national authorities when planning invasive species management.

12/06/2020

June 2020 issue of BioInvasions Records is online!

An amazing dataset comprising of 5376 unpublished Mediterranean records of marine alien and cryptogenic species is now free to download.

12/06/2020

June 2020 issue of Aquatic Invasions is online!

This exciting issue of Aquatic Invasions reveals some secrets of successful invaders and studies the occurrence and impacts on native species in different aquatic environments.

30/04/2020

Call for experts and stakeholders - best practices for humane management of vertebrate invasive alien species.

On behalf of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) we share this call for experts and stakeholders to participate in a EU-funded project on “Identification, assessment, sharing and dissemination of best practices for the humane management of invasive alien species”.

26/03/2020

March 2020 issue of Aquatic Invasions is now online!

The special issue includes papers that were presented at the 10th International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions held in Argentina in October 2018.

19/03/2020

March 2020 issue of Management of Biological Invasions is now online!

This first 2020 issue presents a high variety of management options ranging from steam exposure and disinfectants to fish slams!

19/03/2020

March 2020 issue of BioInvasions Records is now online!

Plenty of records from alien plants. A fungus is helping to control the invasive weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) in Pakistan (read also our press release).

10/12/2019

November 2019 issue of Aquatic Invasions is online!

Two striking features of this issue are the diverse group of scientists and the wide range of invasions reported. The 14 papers have a total of 69 authors from 12 countries and 34 institutions!

10/12/2019

November 2019 issue of BioInvasions Records is now online!

24 articles from 23 countries in 5 continents are presented in the fourth release of this year.

10/12/2019

Special issue on Marine Invasive Species is now online!

This special issue of Management of Biological Invasions includes applied papers presented at the 2018 International Invasive Sea Squirt Conference held at Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA, May 2-4, 2018, and at the 10th International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions held in Puerto Madryn, Argentina, October 16–18, 2018.

26/10/2019

One Earth Commentary paper: Measure and Reduce the Harm Caused by Biological Invasions

Invasions by alien species continue worldwide, causing tremendous harm to biodiversity and human wellbeing. Post-2020 discussions of the Convention on Biological Diversity must link targets to monitoring innovations and decision support for a maximally effective and global response.

19/09/2019

September 2019 issue of Management of Biological Invasions is now online!

This issue presents research from sixteen countries in Europe, North, Central, and South America, Asia, and Africa!

16/09/2019

September 2019 issue of BioInvasions Records is now online!

In this issue, many news from the terrestrial environment!

11/09/2019

Special issue on Behaviour and Aquatic Invasions is now online!

Welcome to the Special Issue of Aquatic Invasions titled ‘Behaviour and Aquatic Invasions in the 21st Century: Progress, Trends and Future Research’.

25/06/2019

June 2019 issue of Management of Biological Invasions is now online!

New knowledge to improve ballast water treatment: Rapid DNA proliferation methods can assist in measuring the effectiveness of UV ballast water treatment. A review on viruses in ballast water provides recommendations for quantifying viruses and developing new standards.

25/06/2019

June 2019 issue of BioInvasions Records is now online!

No less then 30 articles reporting alien species from 22 countries in Europe, North, Central and South America, Asia and Africa are published in the second 2019 release of BIR!

25/06/2019

June 2019 issue of Aquatic Invasions is now online!

Parasites are raising concerns: In the Aegean Sea (Greece) a parasite caused the collapse of the bivalve Pinna nobilis populations in the (read more in our press release). The invasive parasitic copepod Lernaea cyprinacea raises concern in Patagonia, Argentina; while substantially reduced parasite diversity on the invasive Australian Tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus may increase the ability of this species to become a serious fish pest.

23/03/2019

March 2019 issue of Management of Biological Invasions is now online!

Articles of the first 2019 issue of MBI present innovative tools for decision-making and early detection, as well as research on impacts and global hotspots of notorious invaders.

19/03/2019

March 2019 issue of BioInvasions Records is now online!

The first 2019 issue presents alien species reports from sixteen countries in Europe, North, Central, and South America, Asia, and Africa!

17/01/2019

Fred Wells - new Editor-in-Chief of Aquatic Invasions

We are delighted to announce that Fred Wells, Adjunct Professor at Murdoch University and Curtin University in Perth, is the new Editor-in Chief of our open access journal Aquatic Invasions. He has officially started on 1 January 2019.

16/12/2018

November 2018 issue of BioInvasions Records is now online!

Articles from 17 countries of Europe, North and South America, Asia and Africa are presented in
the final 2018 release.

16/11/2018

An International Survey Marine bioinvasions 2050 - invitation to participate

We seek your help to addresss the urgent, timely need to understand the broad range of issues and challenges that may impact the magnitude, study, and management of marine bioinvasions over the next three decades. Through your collective voices, we will be able to identify the critical, priority issues at local, regional, national, and global scales.

16/11/2018

Professor James Carlton first Honorary Member of INVASIVESNET

INVASIVESNET is pleased to announce Professor James Carlton as first Honorary Member of the Association. Prof. Carlton, Director Emeritus and Emeritus Professor at Williams College, was awarded the Life Honorary Membership on 4 September 2018 during the NEOBIOTA Conference in Dublin.

16/06/2018

ICMB-X Conference Proceedings - call for papers

26/03/2018

Special Issue of "Aquatic Invasions" focusing on Behaviour in Aquatic Invasions - call for expressions of interest

08/03/2018

A PhD opportunity on invasive species at Queen’s Belfast - Invasive Species in an Artificial World

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