Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

The theme: "Climate-induced changes in biodiversity" in the national strategy on biological diversity: actors and areas of conflict, of knowledge and research needs.

Abstract

This paper discusses the relation of biodiversity and ecosystem services, the drivers of biodiversity, and the effects of climate change on biodiversity. Also presented and briefly described are field actions to be taken in different sectors for biodiversity conservation, including in soil, agriculture, forestry, invasive species, pests and diseases, moors, land use, regions, and tourism. The proposed actions include implementation of measures to the lower government levels, coordination of climate policy goals with nature conservation goals, voluntary activities to protect nature from climate impact, creation of public awareness, and networking of stakeholders.