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National Impacts

Provides general resources for the national economic impacts of invasive species. See other sections for species specific information:

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Econonic Resources

  • Impacts Resources
    Montana State University. Center for Invasive Species Management.
    Iincludes facts and figures, in the west, economic, ecological, and wildlife.

Biological Invasions: A Growing Threat (Summer 1997)
Issues in Science and Technology.
Don C. Schmitz and Daniel Simberloff

Costs of Invasive Species (2001; PDF | 9 KB)
Maine Department of Environmental Protection.

Costly Interlopers: Introduced species of animals, plants and microbes cost the U.S. $123 billion a year (Feb 15, 1999)
Scientific American.

Economic and environmental threats of alien plant, animal, and microbe invasions (2001) (USDA access through DigiTop)
ScienceDirect.
David Pimentel, S. McNair, J. Janecka, J. Wightman, C. Simmonds, C. O’Connell, E. Wong, L. Russel, J. Zern, T. Aquino, T. Tsomondo
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 84 (2001) 1–20.

Economic Dimensions of Invasive Species (Jun 2003)
Choices Magazine.

Economic Impact of Invasive Species to Wildlife Services' Cooperators (PDF | 1.24 MB)
USDA. APHIS. Wildlife Services.
David L. Bergman, Monte D. Chandler, and Adrienne Locklear
Proceedings of the Third National Wildlife Research Center Special Symposium: Human Conflicts with Wildlife: Economic Considerations; Aug 1-3, 2000; Fort Collins, Colorado.

Economic Issues of Invasive Pests and Diseases and Food Safety (Dec 2002; PDF | 222 KB)
University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Economics of Biological Invasions (2001; PDF | 142 KB)
Land Use and Water Resources Research.

Economics of Detection and Control of Invasive Species: Workshop Highlights (Sep 2004; PDF | 238 KB)
North Dakota State University. Center for Agricultural Policy and Trade Studies.
Workshop held Apr 30, 2004

Environmental and Economic Costs of Nonindigenous Species in the United States (Jan 2000; PDF | 1.36 MB)
BioScience. 50(1): 53-65.
David Pimentel, Lori Lach, Rodolfo Zuniga, and Doug Morrison

Environmental and Economic Costs Associated with Non-indigenous Species in the United States (Jun 19, 1999)
Cornell University. Agriculture and Life Sciences.
David Pimentel, Lori Lach, Rodolfo Zuniga, and Doug Morrison

Harmful Non-Native Species: Issues for Congress (Apr 8, 1999)
National Council for Science and the Environment.
Congressional Research Service Issue Brief for Congress

Impacts of Introduced Species in the United States (1996)
United States Global Change Research Information Office.
Daniel Simberloff, CONSEQUENCES: Volume 2, Number 2

Invasive Exotic Animals Costing U.S. Billions of Dollars (Feb 2, 2010)
Mother Nature Network.
The Washington Post reports (Tough choices follow in wake of invasive species - Jan 21, 2010) that invasive exotic species such as, Asian carps, cause environmental losses and damages of nearly $120 billion a year.

Invasive Species: Federal and Selected State Funding to Address Harmful, Nonnative Species (Aug 24, 2000)
U.S. Government Accountability Office.
Report to Congressional Committees; RCED-00-219.
Note: See other GAO reports related to invasive species

Invasive Species: More Aggressive Import Screening is Cost-effective, Says Study (Dec 21, 2006; PDF | 524 KB)
Environment and Energy Publishing. Land Letter: The Natural Resources Weekly Report.

Keller, Reuben P., David M. Lodge, and David C. Finnoff. 2007. Risk assessment for invasive species produces net bioeconomic benefits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(1):203-207. (Abstract) (USDA access through DigiTop)

Paying for Protection from Invasive Species (Fall 2002)
Issues in Science and Technology.
International Center for Technology Assessment. Peter T. Jenkins.

Program of Research on the Economics of Invasive Species Management (PREISM) (webarchive)
USDA. Economic Research Service.

Program of Research on the Economics of Invasive Species Management: Fiscal 2003-2011 Activities (May 2011)
USDA. Economic Research Service.Administrative Publication No. AP-056.
This report details the objectives and activities of PREISM and reports important accomplishments for fiscal years 2003-2011. Included are descriptions of the extramural research program and all funded projects, and a list of project outputs.

The Economics of Terrestrial Invasive Species: A Review of the Literature (Apr 2006; PDF | 261 KB)
Agricultural and Resource Economics Review.

Update on the environmental and economic costs associated with alien-invasive species in the United States (2005)
Ecological Economics.52:273-88.
David Pimentel, Rodolfo Zuniga, and Doug Morrison

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