Breaking: The Economic Case for More Invasive Risk Assessments and Regulation

A new article published in Biological Invasions delves deep into risk analysis and economic cost/benefit information gathered over the last year and a half.  In the article Peter Jenkins, Executive Director of the Center for Invasive Species Prevention and member of the National Environmental Coalition on Invasive Species, also recommends specific federal policy reforms that will help address the shortcomings of a broken system to prevent harmful animal invasions.  Mr. Jenkins also details how simple steps such as inexpensive risk assessments can produce net economic benefits for the nation and protect human and wildlife health from emerging zoonotic diseases.  Click the link below to read the full article.

Biological Invasions article