HimalDoc_Summary_for_Policymakers_IPBES_Invasive_Alien_Species_Report
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HimalDoc_Summary_for_Policymakers_IPBES_Invasive_Alien_Species_Report

4 September 2023

Summary

In alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Kunming- Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework adopted by the Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity, the assessment outlines key responses and policy options for prevention, early detection, and effective control of invasive alien species and mitigation of their impacts in order to safeguard nature, natur. [...] Differences in perception, including conflicting interests and values, of the importance and urgency of the threat of invasive alien species, coupled with lack of awareness of the need for a collective and coordinated response, as well as gaps in data and knowledge, can hinder management of invasive alien species. [...] Engaging stakeholders, including the private sector, and Indigenous Peoples and local communities in the collaborative management of biological invasions is important for social acceptability and improving environmental, social and economic outcomes, particularly where there are conflicting perceptions of the value of invasive alien species and the ethics of management options. [...] The top row illustrates the documented numbers of global and local extinctions of native species attributable to which invasive alien species contributed (left); the rate of increase in the economic cost of biological invasions per decade (centre); and the percentage of cases where the impact of invasive alien species on good quality of life is reported as negative (right). [...] Voluntary codes of conduct can complement legislation for managing the risks of transport and introduction of invasive alien species through trade Voluntary codes of conduct, although they have limits, provide practical and concise guidance in establishing common standards of good practice and sustainable attitudes and behaviours for managing the risks of transport and introduction of invasive ali.

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