Including a diverse set of voices to address biological invasions

Martin A. Nuñez, Tom August, Sven Bacher, Bella S. Galil, Philip E. Hulme, Tohru Ikeda, Melodie A. McGeoch, Alejandro Ordonez, Sebataolo Rahlao, Tanara Renard Truong, Aníbal Pauchard, Helen E. Roy, K. V. Sankaran, Evangelina Schwindt, Hanno Seebens, Andy W. Sheppard, Peter Stoett, Vigdis Vandvik, Laura A. Meyerson

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Inclusivity is fundamental to progress in understanding and addressing the global phenomena of biological invasions because inclusivity fosters a breadth of perspectives, knowledge, and solutions. Here, we report on how the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) assessment on invasive alien species (IAS) prioritized inclusivity, the benefits of this approach, and the remaining challenges.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)409-412
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Ecology and Evolution
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2024
Externally publishedYes

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