Foreword to Chapter Four

  • Daniel SimberloffEmail author
  • Anthony Ricciardi


Elton featured isolated islands as particularly devastated by invasions, focusing on Easter Island, the Tristan da Cunha group, the Hawaiian chain, and New Zealand. Had he completed a second edition, he would have noted even greater impacts at least for Tristan de Cunha and Hawaii, as he had notes from publications on invasion impacts there from 1959 through 1970.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Ecology and Evolutionary BiologyUniversity of TennesseeKnoxvilleUSA
  2. 2.Redpath Museum and McGill School of EnvironmentMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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