Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Special Issue: Biological invasions in forests.

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This issue contains 23 articles focusing on the importance of forests in providing a variety of ecosystem services, such as nutrient cycling and provisioning of resources to society. Papers on various biological, sociological and policy subject areas associated with forest invasions by various invasive species, such as pests and weeds, from a global perspective are presented and the importance of advancing the integration of scientific knowledge and development of solutions to this very serious and growing problem is discussed.