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The Role of International Cooperation in Invasive Species Research. In: Poland, Liebhold A.M. et al. (2021) T.M., Patel-Weynand T., Finch D.M., Miniat C.F., Hayes D.C., Lopez V.M. (eds) Invasive Species in Forests and Rangelands of the United States. Springer, Cham.

Year: 2021

Issued by: Great Lakes Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 40362

Language: English

Series: Miscellaneous Report (GLFC - Sault Ste. Marie)

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The root cause of the biological invasion problem is globalization, which has facilitated the planet-wide breakdown of biogeographic barriers to species migration. In order to understand and manage the problem, coordination on a global scale is essential, and international cooperation among affected countries as well as with countries of pest origin must therefore play a critical role in virtually all aspects of research on biological invasions. Here we discuss key aspects of research on biological invasions, where international collaboration and coordination are important, and what infrastructures play a role in this work.