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View Resource The Invasion of Exotic Plants

In a news announcement last week, US Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt stated "the invasion of noxious weeds has created a level of destruction to America's environment and economy that is matched only by the damage caused by floods, earthquakes, wildfire, hurricanes and mudslides." Given recent media attention to the loss of native species, this week's In The News focuses on the spread of...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/se/1998/0513
View Resource Nonindigenous Species: An Emerging Issue for the EPA Volume 1

This recently released, two-volume publication from the US EPA includes workshop reports and information on the effects of nonindigenous species (e.g., the zebra mussel, chinese mitten crab, the leafy spurge) on ecosystems and human health. The first volume (127 pages), Region/ORD Nonindigenous Species Reports, contains excerpts from the Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes Regional Nonindigenous Invasive...

https://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyNET.exe/P100BDG3.TXT?ZyActionD=Z...
View Resource Nonindigenous Species: An Emerging Issue for the EPA Volume 2

This recently released, two-volume publication from the US EPA includes workshop reports and information on the effects of nonindigenous species (e.g., the zebra mussel, chinese mitten crab, the leafy spurge) on ecosystems and human health. The second volume (64 pages), A Landscape in Transition: Effects of Invasive Species on Ecosystems, Human Health and EPA Goals, covers such topics as...

https://books.google.com/books?id=w7SbazqcGoUC&pg=PP3&lpg=PP...