The Problem of Biological Invasions

Charles Perrings, Harold Mooney, Williamson Mark

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23 Scopus citations


This chapter begins with a discussion of the impact of invasive species throughout human history, and the role of trade, transport, and travel in species introductions. It then considers the ecological and economic dimensions of the problem of invasive species, and policy and management options. The need to recognize the global dimension of the problem is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBioinvasions and Globalization
Subtitle of host publicationEcology, Economics, Management, and Policy
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780191721557
ISBN (Print)9780199560158
StatePublished - May 1 2010


  • Bioinvasions
  • Biological invasions
  • Invasive species

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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