Data from: Coordinated species importation policies are needed to reduce serious invasions globally: the case of alien bumblebees in South America

Marcelo A. Aizen, Cecilia Smith-Ramirez, Carolina L. Morales, Lorena Vieli, Agustín Sáez, Rodrigo M. Barahona-Segovia, Marina P. Arbetman, José Montalva, Lucas A. Garibaldi, David W. Inouye & Lawrence D. Harder
The global trade of species promotes diverse human activities but also facilitates the introduction of potentially invasive species into new environments. As species ignore national boundaries, unilateral national decisions concerning species trade set the stage for transnational species invasion with significant conservation, economic and political consequences. The need for a coordinated approach to species importation policies is demonstrated by the introduction of two bumblebee species into Chile for crop pollination, despite Argentina banning commercial importation...

Registration Year

  • 2018
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Affiliations

  • University Austral de Chile
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  • National University of Comahue
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  • Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
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  • University of Calgary
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  • Instituto de Ecología
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  • University of Chile
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  • University of Maryland, College Park
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  • National University of Río Negro
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  • University of La Frontera
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  • University of Los Lagos
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