Navigation Links
Environment: Pooling information to combat the threat of alien species in Europe
Date:9/14/2012

can view and map the distribution of alien species in Europe and select them using criteria ranging from the environment in which they are found (terrestrial, marine or fresh water) and their biological classification through to the pathways of their introduction.

At the heart of EASIN is a catalogue that currently contains over 16 000 species. This inventory of all reported alien species in Europe was produced by compiling, checking and standardising the information available online and in scientific literature. Users of EASIN can explore and map geo-referenced information on alien species from the following online databases: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), the Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN) and the Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre (REABIC). Further data providers will be included over the coming years. The EASIN web tools and services follow internationally recognised standards and protocols. They are free for use, while the data ownership remains with the source, which is properly cited and linked to in EASIN.

Next Steps

Combating invasive alien species is one of the six key objectives of the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, and the Commission is preparing specific proposals for strengthening legislation in this area.

Background

Alien species are present in almost every ecosystem type on Earth. In some cases they have become invasive, affecting native biota. They belong to all major taxonomic groups, including viruses, fungi, algae, mosses, ferns, higher plants, invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. Invasive alien species can transform the structure and species composition of ecosystems by repressing or excluding native species, either directly by predation or competing with them for resources or indirectly by modifying habitats or changing the way nutrients are cycled through the system. The cost to human health includes the s
'/>"/>

Contact: Elena Gonzalez Verdesoto
jrc-press@ec.europa.eu
European Commission Joint Research Centre
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Information theory helps unravel DNAs genetic code
2. A brain filter for clear information transmission
3. Tracking shuttle exhaust reveals more information about atmospheric winds
4. Information overload in the era of big data
5. Early Bird Offers on Healthcare and Biotechnology Conferences, Save Up To 20% by Registering with Global Information
6. Cancerous tumors deliver pro-metastatic information in secreted vesicles
7. Early Bird Discounts Available on International Healthcare and Biotechnology Conferences, Save Up To $600 with Global Information
8. Doubling the information from the double helix
9. 2012 Forecast for US Molecular Diagnostics Market Now Available From Global Information Inc.
10. Copernicus Award 2012 for German-Polish collaboration in business information systems
11. New Biotech and Pharmaceutical Market Research from Global Information Inc Forecasts Strong Growth Coming Out of Recession
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/9/2015)... 9, 2015  Unchained Labs just can,t get ... of Avid Nano. Avid Nano designs, develops and ... Also today, Unchained Labs UNcaged ... to use protein sizing system. The pUNk is ... hydrodynamic size, size distribution, aggregation population and molecular ...
(Date:7/8/2015)... 2015 Summary Pancreatic cancer is the ... fatal, with a mortality rate of 10.9 deaths per ... cancer patients has highlighted a significant need for new ... met by the current market. A highly active ... varying molecule types and mechanisms of action, which provides ...
(Date:7/8/2015)... 2015  Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV ), ... the launch of a study that aims to ... (PCM) technology for predicting response to treatment in ... of the novel immunotherapy agents Yervoy® (ipilumumab), a ... The 50-patient study will be led by researchers ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Unchained Labs just can't get enough, acquires Avid Nano, rocks out the new pUNk! 2Frontier Pharma: Pancreatic Cancer - Identifying and Commercializing First-in-Class Innovation 2Frontier Pharma: Pancreatic Cancer - Identifying and Commercializing First-in-Class Innovation 3Trovagene Initiates Study to Monitor Response to Immunotherapy in Melanoma Patients Using its Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform 2Trovagene Initiates Study to Monitor Response to Immunotherapy in Melanoma Patients Using its Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform 3Trovagene Initiates Study to Monitor Response to Immunotherapy in Melanoma Patients Using its Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform 4
... are leading the largest ever international research project into ... The research will aim to provide new insights into ... kills up to 40,000 women and almost one million ... study, DNA collected from thousands of pregnant women, including ...
... about to be published in EPJ E, French physicists from ... of a thin layer of cells in contact with an ... elastic films. Understanding the mechanism by which a thin layer ... structural integrity, bears great significance because the human tissue, or ...
... TAMPA, Fla. (May 16, 2012) Chlorothalonil, ... on food crops and golf courses, was lethal to ... study, University of South Florida researchers said Wednesday. ... study published in the journal Ecology Letters , ...
Cached Biology News:Nottingham researchers lead world's largest study into pre-eclampsia 2USF study: Common fungicide wreaks havoc on freshwater ecosystems 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... Washington , July 30, 2015 ... Market, by Product (Software, Molecular Modeling, PB/PK, PKPD, Trial ... Discovery & Development, Preclinical, Clinical Trial), by End Users ... Biosimulation Market is expected to reach USD 2,107.99 million ... a CAGR of 15.29%. Browse more ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... Kan. , July 30, 2015   ... a pet therapeutics company focused on the licensing, ... companion animals, today announced that its strategic partner ... a dose confirmation study of AT-016, an adipose-derived ... for the treatment of osteoarthritis pain in dogs. ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... across the globe, ISN improves the efficiency and effectiveness of contractor management systems. ISN,s ... reliable contractors in over 80 countries. ... ... Over 60,000 Worldwide Customers In More Than 80 Countries ... Headquartered in Dallas, TX , ISN has additional offices in Calgary ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... -- HIGHLIGHTS:Q2 2015 Results (all changes are ... sales were $697 million compared to $701 million in ... 8%, and changes in foreign currency exchange rates decreased ... , By business unit, organic sales growth was ... SAFC Commercial. , Reported diluted EPS was $0.98 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Biosimulation Market Worth 2,107.99 Million USD by 2020 2Biosimulation Market Worth 2,107.99 Million USD by 2020 3Biosimulation Market Worth 2,107.99 Million USD by 2020 4Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Pilot Field Study for AT-016 2Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Pilot Field Study for AT-016 3Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Pilot Field Study for AT-016 4Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Pilot Field Study for AT-016 5ISN Reaches Over 60,000 Worldwide Customers 2ISN Reaches Over 60,000 Worldwide Customers 3Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 2Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 3Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 4Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 5Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 6Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 7Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 8Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 9Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 10Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 11Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 12Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 13Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 14Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 15Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 16Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 17Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 18Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 19Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ - SIAL) Reports Q2 2015 Sales Of $697 Million And Adjusted Diluted EPS Of $1.01 20
... Cup may be two years away, but soccer aficionados ... for global competition when the National Institute of Standards ... second-ever international nanosoccer contest next summer. , Nanosoccerthe Lilliputian ... challenge one another on fields no bigger than a ...
... November 14, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern ... ... Inc. (Nasdaq: ALSE ) today reports operational and,financial results for the ... (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080813/NEW056LOGO ), "We are encouraged by the ...
... Spherix Incorporated,(Nasdaq: SPEX ) reported a net ... 2008 of $1.7 million ($0.12 per share) and $4.8 ... related to the commercialization of Naturlose as a treatment ... nine month period ended,September 30, 2008, compared to approximately ...
Cached Biology Technology:Let the games begin! Nanosoccer at 2009 RoboCup in Austria 2Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2008 Operational and Financial Results 2Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2008 Operational and Financial Results 3Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2008 Operational and Financial Results 4Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2008 Operational and Financial Results 5Spherix Reports 3rd Quarter Earnings 2