New Publication: Prevention and Management of the Introduction and Spread of Invasive Alien Species

08 January 2014

National Assembly for Wales Research Service

The European Commission has proposed legislation to coordinate EU Member States’ efforts to combat the threats posed by invasive alien species. There are currently over 1,500 invasive alien species in Europe and they are growing in number, costing at least €12.5 Billion per year through costs of control/eradication, hazards to human health, damage to infrastructure and yield losses in agriculture.

EU Policy Update (EU2013.07): Prevention and Management of the Introduction and Spread of invasive Alien Species

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