Behind the Paper blog
What is it, where is it and how do we know?
Country listing of invasive species. When I told the story behind this paper to a Masters class in biodiversity, they were amazed. With backgrounds in engineering, social science, ecology and economics they were truly surprised that something apparently so foundational and so important had not already been achieved.
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) – Press release.
National alien species lists published through GBIF
First 23 validated checklists from the Global Register of Introduced and Invasive Species highlighted in paper, signalling major step in delivering information to support national action against biological invasions
IUCN Press release
IUCN contributes to a new paper which aims to help combat Invasive Alien Species. GRIIS is the first open-access, evidence based database to tackle international concerns about invasive alien species.
The Guardian Newspaper
New global registry of invasive species is ‘milestone’ in protecting biodiversity
New catalogue expected to stand alongside red list as an international means to fight extinction, by helping to stop biological invasions – Read more here