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Harmful non-indigenous species in the U.S.

hearings before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, March 11 and 15, 1994.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Species -- United States,
    • Agricultural pests -- Economic aspects -- United States,
    • Agricultural pests -- Control -- Government policy -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 103-602
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .G67 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 201 p. :
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1229254M
      ISBN 100160445876
      LC Control Number94230675
      OCLC/WorldCa30931127

        U.S. Distribution: Established in much of the United States except the northeastern states. Local Concern: Populations spread rapidly and compete with native species. Eurasian collared doves are Author: Ken Haddad. Exotic species have contributed to the decline of 42 percent of U.S. endangered and threatened species. At least 3 of the 24 known extinctions of species listed under the Endangered Species Act were wholly or partially caused by hybridization .

        - Biological Pollution, the Control and Impact of Invasive Exotic Species, was a symposium held at the Indiana University-Purdue. (Some future FICMNEW members met here.) - Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States report was compiled by the Office of Technology Assessment as a part of their report to Congress, Washington D.C. species by shipping, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG),U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of California have incorporated regulations specifying operational measures to prevent the spread of invasive aquatic species via biofouling. The prevention of biofouling is an important component of the.

      A report by the U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment titled, Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States predicted that if we continue with “business as usual,” biological invasions will become one of the most prominent ecological issues on earth by the middle of the twenty-first century.” (Elizabeth Czarapata. Non-indigenous species (NIS), and more particularly harmful non-indigenous or "invasive" species, have been widely noted in recent years as a critical environmental problem at many ecological and political scales. At the global level, they .


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Harmful Invasive Species: Legal Responses describes the law and policy regarding harmful non-indigenous species in six countries: New Zealand, Germany, South Africa, Argentina, Poland, and the U.S. It addresses three international and cross-cutting dimensions of harmful non-indigenous species policy: quarantine systems, trade issues, and the Cited by:   Book review; Published: April Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States.

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Harmful non-indigenous species (NIS) impose great economic and environmental impacts globally, but little is known about their impacts in Southeast Asia. TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis Control of Invasive Species explores the extent to which state departments of transportation are identifying actions that affect the spread of invasive species, preventing introduction, tracking status and locations of “invasives” in a timely and ongoing manner, controlling found populations.

U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States. OTA-F (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, September ).

To report an aquatic invasive species by phone, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Geological Survey maintain an ANS Hotline at STOP-ANS (). To report an aquatic invasive species online, please follow this link to the USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Sighting Report Form.

Return to Frequently Asked Questions. This book examines what will happen to global invasive species, including plants, animals and pathogens with current and expected man-made climate change.

The effects on distribution, success, spread and impact of invasive species are considered for a series of case studies from a number of countries. Harmful Invasive Species: Legal Responses describes the law and policy regarding harmful non-indigenous species in six countries: New Zealand, Germany, South Africa, Argentina, Poland, and the U.S.

It addresses three international and cross-cutting dimensions of harmful non Pages: Full text of "Harmful non-indigenous species in the U.S.: hearings before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, March 11 " See other formats.

The book constitutes a comprehensive background to the global strategy for managing invasive alien species which now is being developed by SCOPE and UNEP. The book is well suited for management staff in various environmental, economic and social sectors.

The page book contains information on deciding wheher species are likely to be harmful; state and federal law; how nonindigenous species relate to genetically engineered organisms; the activities of federal agencies; details of species' impacts; and original data on a variety of topics, e.g., a list of new introductions between and.

Harmful Non-Indigenous Species. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment ) This excellent publication is an excellent introduction to the impacts of harmful non-indigenous species (HNIS) in the United States. Invasive species are a significant threat to many native habitats and species of the United States and a significant cost to agriculture, forestry, and recreation.

The term "invasive species" can refer to introduced/naturalized species, feral species, or introduced introduced species, such as the dandelion, do not cause significant economic or ecologic damage and are not. An invasive species is ‘An alien species, any species that is not native to that ecosystem, whose introduction does or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health.

WIS Exercise 4. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Terms in this set () At least 10 species of ___ have been introduced to New Zealand for recreational hunting.

Deer. Eggshell thinning was a problem for the ___ during the s and s. Peregrine Falcon ___ is the chemical once used by Florida tomato growers that has been found to be. Non-indigenous species (NIS) are increasingly conspicuous in marine and estuarine habitats throughout the world, as the number, variety, and effects of these species continue to accrue.ll.

U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment. “Harmful non-indigenous species in the United States.” OTA-F Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, September pp mm. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management. “Partners Against Weeds, Final Action Plan for the Bureau of Land Management.”.In the U.S.

alone, about native plant species have become extinct since the 's and 5, species are considered to be at risk.

Invasions of non-native plants are the second greatest threat to native species after direct habitat destruction.