Human dispersal around the world has been accompanied by a range of other species that have established themselves outside the limits of their natural distribution. These invaders, non-native, exotic or alien species, are changing the natural world as these species, when once established, are very difficult to eradicate.
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Professor Tim Blackburn is the Director at The Institute of Zoology. His research interests include The Biology of Introduced and Invasive Species and Macroecology: Large-Scale Patterns in the Abundance and Geographic Distribution of Animals. His works are widely published, with his most recent being 'Pattern and Process in Macroecology', co-authored with K. J. Gaston.