• Biological invasions and natural colonisations are different – the need for invasion science 

      Wilson, John R. U.; Garcia-Diaz, Pablo; Cassey, Phillip; Richardson, David M.; Pysek, Petr; Blackburn, Tim M. (Pensoft, 2016)
      In a recent Discussion Paper, Hoffmann and Courchamp (2016) posed the question: are biological invasions and natural colonisations that different? This apparently simple question resonates at the core of the biological ...
    • The global distribution and drivers of alien bird species richness 

      Dyer, Ellie E.; Cassey, Phillip; Redding, David W.; Collen, Ben; Franks, Victoria; Gaston, Kevin J.; Jones, Kate E.; Kark, Salit; Orme, C. David; Blackburn, Tim M. (Public Library of Science, 2017-01-12)
      Alien species are a major component of human-induced environmental change. Variation in the numbers of alien species found in different areas is likely to depend on a combination of anthropogenic and environmental factors, ...
    • Patterns of selectivity in introductions of mammal species worldwide 

      Blackburn, Tim M.; Scrivens, Sally L.; Heinrich, Sarah; Cassey, Phillip (Pensoft Publishers, 2017-01-27)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Humans have an extremely long history of transporting and introducing mammal species outside their native geographic ranges. The characteristics of the species introduced (taxonomy, life-history, ...