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Invasive species

General Information


Invasive species @ Encyclopaedia of Earth

Invasive species @ Library of Congress

Invasive species @ Wikipedia

International initiatives & resources

Global Invasive Species Information Network

Global Invasive Species Programme

     ◦     Global Strategy on Invasive Species

Global Invasive Species Team (TNC)

Globalast Partnerships

International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species

Invasive Alien Species (CBD)

Invasive Alien Species (Tematea)

Marine Bioinvaders (Center for Coastal Resources, MIT)

Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (USFS, USDA)

International organizations

International Maritime Organization

     Ballast Water Management

     Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments (IMO)

International Organization for Biological Control (IOBC)


     Invasive species

     Invasive Species Specialist Group

     Global Invasive Species Database

Research institutions

Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute

Center for Exotic Species (Michigan Tech)

Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health (University of Georgia)


Advocacy organizations

American Land Rights Association

Defenders of Wildlife

Island Conservation

National Center for Public Policy Research

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The Nature Conservancy

Union of Concerned Scientists

USA sites

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA)

Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (Florida)

Center for Invasive Plant Management◦

          Invasive Plant Resource Guide

Great Lakes Science Center (USGS)

Invasive Species Information Node (NBII)

Invasive Species Program (US Fish & Wildlife Service)

Invasive Species Program (US Geological Service)

Massachusetts Invasive Plant Advisory Group

National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NOAA)

National Institute of Invasive Species Science

National Invasive Species Council

National Invasive Species Information Center (NAL)

U.S. Forest Service (USFS)


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