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Enigmatic ecological impacts: what to do with what’s under our noses

In our paper just published in Trends in Ecology and Evolution, my co-authors Professor Hugh Possingham, Dr Suzanne Prober, and Professor Richard Hobbs and I present a conceptual framework of enigmatic ecological impacts: impacts that tend to pass under the radar of impact evaluations, and evade being considered in environmental impact assessments, offset calculations, and conservation or land-use plans. 1,270 more words

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Alien invasion

The aliens have landed. They’ve taken up residence in our waterways, our cities, our farmland and forests. They threaten the very existence of our wildlife, cost a fortune to control, and they aren’t going home any time soon.  901 more words

Biodiversity Conservation

Feral cats… they’re so un-Australian

By Tom Evans @thomgevans

Following my recent blog regarding the control of invasive alien species, I want to take a look at one particular animal that’s been receiving a great deal of media attention of late – the feral cat. 979 more words

DTP 2014

Making the connections: environmental degradation's impact on exotic diseases such as Ebola

The Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative through its multiple partners strongly advocates in international policy forums to address pressing development priorities and challenges through acknowledging and fostering the linkages between biodiversity and health. 129 more words

Biodiversity And Community Health

Invasive alien species

By Tom Evans @thomgevans

The aliens have landed. They’ve taken up residence in our waterways, our cities, our farmland and forests. Their negative impacts to both the environment and the economy are enormous, and they aren’t going home any time soon. 975 more words

DTP 2014

An open letter to the NC Hunt & Fish forum

This is an open letter to the NC Hunt & Fish forum* which contains a thread on red wolves. For some time now, posters have quoted and excerpted materials from my book, … 2,742 more words

Biodiversity & Conservation