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Title: Environmental and Economic Costs Associated with Non-indigenous Species in the United States
Url: http://www.news.cornell.edu/releases/Jan99/species_costs.html
Creator: Lach, Lori.
Morrison, Doug.
Pimentel, David, 1925-.
Zuniga, Rodolfo.
Publisher: New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Description: In this new report from Cornell University, researchers David Pimentel and others discuss how "invading non-indigenous species in the United States cause major environmental damage, public health problems and cost the nation more than $122 billion per year." The report assesses the magnitude of the environmental impacts and estimates economic costs associated with non-indigenous species invasions.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Agriculture (General) -- Conservation of natural resources
Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Pests and diseases -- Pest control and treatment of diseases. Plant protection -- Pest introduction. Nonindigenous pests
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Competition. Niche
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Nature conservation. Landscape protection. Biological diversity conservation. Endangered species and ecosystems (General). Habitat conservation. Ecosystem management. Conservation biology
GEM Subject: Science
Health
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Agriculture
Health -- Environmental health
Key Concept: Ecology -- Conservation
Ecology -- Ecosystems
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 1999
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Science Materials
Tables (Data)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-06-17 03:00:06 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-05-13 13:53:15 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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