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Provides links to resources in Asia with an interest in the prevention, control, or eradication of invasive species.

Fierce Fight Against Invasive Alien Species (Jan 21, 2013)
Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Given that biodiversity and sustainable development have become the top priority of Vietnam and many other countries in the world, the management and control of invasive alien species are currently pressing problems. Recently, the Prime Minister signed Decision No. 1896/QD-TTg approving the project to prevent and control invasive alien species in Vietnam until 2020. The projects focuses on capacity of State management agencies and quarantine units in the control of invasive species involving scheduling, tracking records of exotic species imported into Vietnam; training leaders and management professionals working in the Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Plant Protection of provinces and cities under the Central Government, the Management Board on the prevention and control of invasive alien species.

DENR Launches Philippine Component of Invasive Alien Species Project (Jan 9, 2013)
Department of Environment and Natural Resources (Philippines).
The Philippine Department of Environmental and Natural Resources launched the Philippine component of an internationally-funded project on invasive alien species (IAS). The project, entitled "Removing Barriers to Invasive Species Management in the Production and Protection Forests in Southeast Asia" is funded by the Global Environment Fund (GEF) through the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP).

First Plantwise Plant Clinic Opens in China (Jun 19, 2012)
Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI).
China's first Plantwise plant clinic has been successfully established in Rongjiang town, Xing'an county, Guangxi province, Southwest China. At the first session a large number of local farmers arrived with problem crop samples to consult the plant doctors; Han Chuyuan, a vineyard owner, travelled more than 40km with his samples of pest-damaged vines and grapes. This clinic will be open weekly for farmers at a fixed site to provide timely and professional diagnostic services and integrated pest management recommendations.

Government

Alien Species
Japan Ministry of the Environment.
Species of Concern; Laws and Regulations; Management

Invasive Species of Japan
National Institute for Environmental Studies (Japan).
Species of Concern

Linkages between Development Assistance and Invasive Alien Species in Freshwater Systems of Southeast Asia (Mar 2005; PDF | 414 KB)
USAID Asia and Near East Bureau.
Species of Concern

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University/Academic

Management of Invasive Alien Species in Thailand (PDF | 181 KB)
Kasetsart University (Thailand). National Biological Control Research Center.
Species of Concern; Management

Alien Plants in Korea
National Institute of Environmental Research (South Korea).
Species of Concern; Contacts; Special Note: Species list and database

Freshwater Fishes of Russia - An Overview of Nonindigenous Fishes in Inland Waters of Russia
Russian Academy of Sciences. Zoological Institute.
Species of Concern

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Organizations

Interactive Agricultural Ecological Atlas of Russia and Neighboring Countries (AgroAtlas): Economic Plants and their Diseases, Pests and Weeds
AgroAtlas.
Species of Concern; Special Note: Over 70 scientists from three major Russian institutions and the USDA closely collaborated on this project.

Invasive Alien Flora of India (PDF | 4.11 MB)
Global Invasive Species Information Network.
Authored by: C. Sudhakar Reddy, G. Bagyanarayana, K.N. Reddy, Vatsavaya S. Raju
Species of Concern; Special Note: Open for comment and review

Tropical Asia Invaded: The Growing Danger of Invasive Alien Species (PDF | 8.40 MB)
Global Invasive Species Programme.
Species of Concern

Invasive Species in China
China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development; Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Zoology.
Species of Concern; Management

Plant Protection Publications
Food and Fertilizer Technology Center.
Publications; Special Note: Full text bibliographic database

Invasive Plants Database
Greenery Technology and Landscape Planning (Japan).
Species of Concern; Laws and Regulations

Who's to Blame for Waning Diversity?
Sinorama Magazine (Taiwan).
Species of Concern

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Last Modified: Nov 26, 2013
 
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