Reduce Risks from Invasive Species Coalition.
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks.
Invasive Species Centre (Ontario); Great Lakes Forest Alliance.
Invasive species are a global problem that cause economic, social, and environmental damage.
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force. Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers.
Aquatic invasive species pose an ongoing threat to the environment, economy, recreation, and human health and safely. These species are a direct driver of biodiversity loss, yet also hinder economic development, serve as vectors of disease, decrease the aesthetic value of nature, and prevent recreational activities. Keep reading to learn more about these specific threats.
European Environment Agency.
The purpose of this report is to raise awareness among key stakeholders, decision-makers, policymakers and the general public about the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of IAS. Twenty-eight dedicated species accounts are provided to highlight the various types of impacts. These species accounts are based on thorough, up-to-date scientific information from recent research and studies, and highlight the multifaceted impacts of IAS at both the global and regional levels.