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General Impacts

Provides resources for the general impacts of invasive species, with information why invasives are harmful. See related information:

Spotlights

Selected Resources

The section below contains highly relevant resources for this subject, organized by source.

Council or Task Force
  • Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! Impacts of Aquatic Invasive Species

    • 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.

Partnership
International Government
  • The Impacts of Invasive Alien Species in Europe

    • 2012
    • 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.

State and Local Government
Academic
Professional