publication . Article . 2007

Invasive species policy and climate change: social perceptions of environmental change in the Mediterranean

Douglas K. Bardsley; Gareth Edwards-Jones;
  • Published: 26 Jan 2007 Journal: Environmental Science & Policy, volume 10, pages 230-242 (issn: 1462-9011, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Climate change is raising significant issues for European invasive species policy. As natural and anthropogenic systems experience changing climatic conditions, opportunities for the distribution and establishment of invasive exotic plant species are projected to increase. Such environmental changes will provide significant challenges for the strategic planning and management of natural, agricultural and urban spaces. In this study, the perceptions of the impacts of invasive exotic plant species are examined and compared to perceptions of other environmental issues on the islands of Mallorca, Sardinia and Crete. A survey of key stakeholders was undertaken on the...
Medical Subject Headings: sense organs
free text keywords: Geography, Planning and Development, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
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