EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 03 - 2014 Num. article: 2014/061

Publication of the book ‘Plant invasions in protected areas’

The book ‘Plant invasions in protected areas’ provides a comprehensive global review of all aspects of alien plants invasions in protected areas. It describes general elements concerning the impacts, processes and opportunities for action. It also provides case studies for mapping the threats such as African protected areas, Australia’s Kakadu National Park, United States national Parks, the Western Indian Ocean islands, the Galapagos. Management experiences are also provided from prevention to restoration.


Foxcroft L, Pyšek P, Richardson DM, Genovesi P (Eds) (2013) Plant Invasions in Protected Areas. Invading Nature, Springer Series in Invasion Ecology 7, Germany. 656 pp.