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Risk Assessment


Non-native Species Risk Assessment for Ireland
Inland Fisheries Ireland; National Biodiversity Data Centre (Ireland).

Federal Government

Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, National Science and Technology Council. Ecological Risk Assessment in the Federal Government. May 1999. 219 pp.

Training and Implementation Guide for Pathway Definition, Risk Analysis and Risk Prioritization (Jan 2007; PDF | 1.36 MB)
USDA. NAL. National Invasive Species Information Center.
Published by: Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force (ANSTF) and National Invasive Species Council (NISC) Prevention Committee via the Pathways Work Team.

Invasive Species Prevention - Species Ecological Risk Screening Summary and Supporting Materials
DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service.

International Government

Communication on the Precautionary Principle (Feb 2000)
Commission of the European Communities.

Forest Pest Management: Risk-based Decision Making
Natural Resources Canada.


Assessing the Global Threat of Invasive Species to Marine Biodiversity (2008)
Nature Conservancy. ConserveOnline.
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 2008; 6(9): 485-492.
A global review of marine invasive species; where they are, how they are being introduced, and which ones are most harmful.

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