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  1. "Alien Species" a.k.a. "Alien Terminator" is a film, directed by Dave Payne and written by Dave Payne & Duke Lorr.
  2. "Alien Species" is a 1996 science fiction film written by Nancy Newhauer and directed by Peter Maris.

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Google previewConservation, Biodiversity and International Law (2013)

by A. Gillespie

An alien species is a species which is new to a region and has a negative impact on the new environment, either ecologically, economically, or socially. It is not a species which migrated naturally, or is forced to migrate due to human induced ...

Google previewWeed Science (2002)

Principles and Practices by Thomas J. Monaco, Steve C. Weller, Floyd M. Ashton

"Alien species means with respect to a particular ecosystem. any species. including its seeds. eggs. spores or other biological material capable of propagating that species. that is not native to that ecosystem; 1nvasive species means an alien ...

Google previewAlien Reptiles and Amphibians (2008)

a Scientific Compendium and Analysis by Fred Kraus

Concern about invasive alien species is a relatively new phenomenon that can be dated to the work of Charles Elton, the ecologist who provided the first thorough scrutiny of the topic. Elton (1958) demonstrated the severe ecological and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

General introduction Invasive alien species represent a significant threat to the biodiversity and functioningoflake ecosystems. Alien species havebeen definedbythe conference of the partiestothe convention on biological diversity ( Decision ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Science Fiction in Literature (2014)

by M. Keith Booker

Alien species with different attitudes and practices regarding gender have been particularly prevalent. Le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness (1969) is perhaps the best-known example, with its depiction of alien humans who have separately ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Physical Geography (2015)

by David S. G. Thomas

Alien species during the twentieth century, in parallel with the increased scale of human impact, have become major factors in land transformation and degradation,havedisrupted ecosystemfunctioning and threaten biological diversity.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication (2010)

by Susanna Hornig Priest

Invasive alien species are defined by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as all organisms, animals, or plants that have a negative effect on “the local ecosystem and species” because humans have introduced them ...

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