How accessible is invasive species literature? A detailed analysis of the leading journal, Biological Invasions, points to a decline in readability for key stakeholders over two decades.
Archive for category: Research Summaries
How do we make use of new and existing technologies for early detection of aquatic invasive species? This study demonstrates how DNA barcoding can aid in identification of non-indigenous mollusks from New York’s waterways.
With Spring setting in, plants are not the only thing emerging from the forest floor. Many frog and salamander species are on the move, but how might invasive plant management impact these ecologically important taxa?
Using the InvaCost database, this study reports the most up-to-date and exhaustive overview of global spending for invasive species management, revealing important insights into spending trends and the cost of inaction.
In recognition of black history month, we are sharing an important paper that reflects on how we can construct a more equal, inclusive, and socially just conservation field.
A team of researchers and practitioners tackles the disconnect between research and application in the field of remote sensing for invasive species, summarizing 40+ years of literature and experience.
To round out the year, we’re sharing an approach that TIEs together actionable research with invasive species management and policy decisions, called Translational Invasion Ecology (TIE).
"A gene drive construct that could spread to all components of the population may mean that eradication of sea lamprey from the Great Lakes is no longer an impossible dream."
This 5-year study offers considerations for monitoring the indirect effects of invasive plant treatments, such as non-target impacts, biodiversity benefits, and secondary invasion.
Shaw et al. test five common message emphasis frames, offering insights into how they can influence engagement and behavior.