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Bioinvasions and GlobalizationEcology, Economics, Management, and Policy$
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Charles Perrings, Harold Mooney, and Mark Williamson

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199560158

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.001.0001

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The Impact of Invasive Alien Species on Ecosystem Services and Human Well‐being

The Impact of Invasive Alien Species on Ecosystem Services and Human Well‐being

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(p.161) Chapter 12 The Impact of Invasive Alien Species on Ecosystem Services and Human Well‐being
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Bioinvasions and Globalization
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Liba Pejchar

Harold Mooney

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0012

This chapter reviews the literature to understand the significance of making decisions about the prevention and/or control of invasive alien species (IAS) that ignore impacts on ecosystem services. It reports damage costs associated with IAS in monetary terms. The costs presented for various provisioning, regulating, and cultural services may be roughly comparable since most of the literature mostly clusters around the early 2000s. Whether damage costs of any magnitude will change the way IAS is managed will naturally depend on the benefits of the activities that lead to the introduction and spread of each species. Identifying potential damage costs and estimating their magnitude is a positive first step towards properly accounting for the full impact of IAS.

Keywords:   invasive species, biological invasions, invasive species management

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