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Invasive alien species - a growing threat in Europe

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Invasive alien species (IAS) cost the EU an estimated EUR 12 billion per year, prompting the European Commission to push for an EU-wide approach to tackle the issue. The phenomenon, which occurs when plants and animals are deliberately or unintentionally introduced by human action to a new environment where they establish, reproduce and proliferate, is causing serious problems for biodiversity. The dedicated legal instrument aims to tackle the problem through a new harmonised system and a shift from “cure” to “prevention”.

Type: Video news release   Reference: I-081349   Date: 13/09/2013   Duration: 04:33 Location: Belgium | Italy | Hungary  
Languages: ORIGINAL

Tags: Animal | Biodiversity | Environmental degradation
© European Union, 2013   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
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