Bioinvasion in Antarctic Ecosystems

Ranjith, L and Shukla, S P and Vennila, A and Gashaw, T D (2012) Bioinvasion in Antarctic Ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences, 82 (3). pp. 353-359.

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    Antarctic ecosystems are considered to be pristine ecosystems; however, increasing global temperature and a considerable increase in human activities pertaining to scientific investigations and tourism are major issues that need an immediate address by global scientific communities. This review encompasses around the present and future threats to Antarctic ecosystems due to bioinvasion highlighting the conservation value of native Antarctic species vis-a-vis the impacts of invasive species on native organisms. The initiatives for prevention of bio-invasion in Antarctic ecosystems have also been summarised.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Bioinvasion; Antarctic ecosystems; Climate change; Microorganisms; Propagules
    Subjects: Marine Environment > Climate change
    Divisions: CMFRI-Tuticorin
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2017 08:25
    Last Modified: 24 Jun 2017 08:42

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