The scientific advisory committee offers the Invasive Species Council world-class scientific and expert advice. This advice is applied to determine the best policy, laws and practices for tackling the threat of invasive species to the environment. The following are members of the Invasive Species Council’s scientific advisory committee: Dr Hugh Possingham Chief Scientist The Nature Conservancy Hugh established…
Bulldoze trees, and you wipe out plants and animals. Introduce a new predator, competitor or disease or let a weed take over can just as effectively send species on the road to extinction.
Biosecurity beagles in Hobart, dogs sniffing out orange hawkweed in the alps and a terrier with a penchant for cat eradication are just some of the animal eco-warriors you will meet in a new book by Nic Gill.
Fact Sheets, Reports & Submissions
Habitat loss is often assumed to be the main threatening process in Australia. This compilation of evidence demonstrates that invasive species are the main threat facing Australias declining mammals and frogs and, along with habitat loss and potentially climate change, represents one of the three main threats to biodiversity.