Invasive Species Notes - Armando Drain Invasive Species Notes Invader is usually paired with words like nonnative and alien o They can also cause

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Armando Drain 10/3/13 Invasive Species Notes Invader is usually paired with words like “nonnative” and “alien” o They can also cause ecological and economic impacts that rival those of well-known invasive species. Native species can create an unusual set of challenges for science, management, policy, and society. Management strategies to control the invasive species often mitigate the symptoms rather than address the causes. Biological Invasions join synergistically with: o Habitat loss and fragmentation o Climate change o Natural resource overexploitation o Pollution o And multitude of other anthropogenic factors The common notion of an invasive species is one that has become established in a new area and has a measured impact on the ecology and economy of the recipient ecosystem There are also species that have become invasive in their own native range- o “native invaders” Human activities may create native invaders in three ways: o
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  • Ecology, native species, Armando Drain

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