Abstracts of Interest: July 2018

Biological Conservation

The threat of biological invasions is under-represented in the marine protected areas of the European Natura 2000 network


Diversity and Distributions

Using niche conservatism information to prioritize hotspots of invasion by non‐native freshwater invertebrates in New Zealand

Environmental context and differences between native and invasive observed niches of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans affect invasion risk assessments in the Western Palaearctic



A reality check for climate change experiments: do they reflect the real world?



Invasive species risk assessments need more consistent spatial abundance data


Forest Ecology and Management

Plant invasion in mangrove forests worldwide

How long do seeds of the invasive tree, Ailanthus altissima remain viable?

Impact of Sirococcus shoot blight (Sirococcus tsugae) and other damaging agents on eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) regeneration in Northeastern USA


Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution

Strategic Development of Tree Resistance against Forest Pathogen and Insect Invasions in Defense-Free Space


Journal of Applied Ecology

Delaying conservation actions matters for species vulnerable to climate change

Quantifying the impact of pesticides on learning and memory in bees

Eradicating abundant invasive prey could cause unexpected and varied biodiversity outcomes: The importance of multispecies interactions

Indicators for monitoring biological invasions at a national level


Management of Biological Invasions

How has the invention of the shipping container influenced marine bioinvasion?

How will vessels be inspected to meet emerging biofouling regulations for the prevention of marine invasions?

The efficacy of killing developing common carp embryos with electricity: using a laboratory evaluation to assess a potential means of reducing the recruitment of an invasive fish


Natural Areas Journal

Summer Drought Reduces the Growth of Invasive Tree-of-Heaven (Ailanthus altissima) Seedlings

Does Suburban Horticulture Influence Plant Invasions in a Remnant Natural Area?



News Feature: The race to extinguish insect pests by enlisting their own kind


Restoration Ecology

Spicing up restoration: can chili peppers improve restoration seeding by reducing seed predation?

Effects of Experimental Harvesting of an Invasive Hybrid Cattail on Wetland Structure and Function