Archived News

Updates on the IAS factsheets

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Plant Health 2020

Friday, 10 January 2020

Field guide IAS in European Forests

Friday, 20 December 2019

Rules for passengers 2020

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

IAS App in Greek and Romanian

Monday, 9 December 2019

Citizen Science for EU policies

Friday, 29 November 2019

New findings of alien species

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

EASIN online community

Friday, 8 November 2019

Viruses and Aves in EASIN Catalogue

Monday, 28 October 2019

Alien marine seagrass in the Mediterranean Sea

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Public perceptions on IAS

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

EASIN Geodatabase update

Thursday, 26 September 2019

IAS Europe app update

Monday, 23 September 2019

Management of marine IAS

Thursday, 12 September 2019

Drones for IAS monitoring

Monday, 9 September 2019

100 first validations in the IAS Europe app

Thursday, 29 August 2019

Deadline for the update of IAS of Union concern

Thursday, 22 August 2019

EASIN updates

Monday, 12 August 2019

Citizen Science data validation: the “IAS in Europe” app

Thursday, 8 August 2019

Extension of the List of IAS Union concern

Friday, 2 August 2019

LIFE ARTEMIS contributes Citizen Science data

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

EU marine non-indigenous species baseline

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

EASIN network grows further!

Friday, 14 June 2019

Spatial distribution (Baseline) EU Reg. 1141/2016 updated

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Takahashia japonica, new scale insect for Europe

Friday, 3 May 2019

Species Search and Mapping service update

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Invasive Alien Species in Europe App update

Friday, 29 March 2019

Catalogue Web Services v. 1.1

Friday, 22 March 2019

2nd Baseline of IAS of Union concern

Monday, 11 March 2019

EASIN Data packages for Member States reporting

Thursday, 7 March 2019

IUCN supports the EU Regulation on IAS

Friday, 1 March 2019

Alien-CSI COST Action: Increasing the understanding of alien species through citizen science

Friday, 22 February 2019

Intentional introduction of IAS of Union concern

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Welcome to a new EASIN Team Member

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

New invasive species of Union Concern

Monday, 4 February 2019

Should we count alien species as biodiversity?

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

New species in the EASIN catalogue

Thursday, 17 January 2019

New Year’s challenges for invasive alien species management

Monday, 14 January 2019

Citizen science and alien invasive species management on islands

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

JRC-COST CSI Workshop on Citizen Science data on Invasive Alien Species

Monday, 17 December 2018

Safe use of biological control agents

Thursday, 13 December 2018

Eradication of invasive alien species in fish corridors and the role of recreational anglers

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Welcome to the new EASIN Team Member

Friday, 30 November 2018

Impact of invasive alien species: the water hyacinth

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

How to make Citizen Science and IAS apps data useful for EU policies?

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

EASIN Geodatabase updates

Monday, 19 November 2018

Marine Horizon Scanning workshop output

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Early detection of Invasive Alien Species

Monday, 8 October 2018

Horizon Scanning Workshop: Predicting future invasions in European seas

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Baseline of 37 IAS of Union concern added to geodatabase

Thursday, 6 September 2018

Keeping information on alien species up-to-date

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

How an alien species becomes of Union concern

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Recreational fishing and Invasive Alien Species

Thursday, 5 July 2018

New Citizen Science Webpage

Monday, 2 July 2018

European Freshwater ecosystems and Invasive Alien Species

Friday, 15 June 2018

What is the origin of the European marine non-indigenous species?

Friday, 8 June 2018

An accurate model of the Pine Wood Nematode invasion in Europe

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Invasive but threatened

Friday, 25 May 2018

Raising public awareness on conservation: the role of social media

Friday, 18 May 2018

Fighting invasive alien species through gastronomy?

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Invasive flora species in Mediterranean Wetlands

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

The California kingsnake spreading again in the Gran Canaria

Friday, 4 May 2018

Litter from mariculture contribute to the dispersal of invasive species in Europe

Monday, 30 April 2018

We welcome NBN UK, Invasoras PT and a Belgium group of research organisations as new EASIN data partners

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Tackling Japanese Knotweed

Monday, 23 April 2018

Aquarium trade as introduction pathway for non-indigenous species

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Linnaeus in your hands: Citizen Science, Smartphones and Artificial Intelligence

Monday, 16 April 2018

EASIN GeoDatabase 4.5 just released!

Monday, 9 April 2018

Beekeepers and citizens monitoring the invasive Asian Hornet in Italy

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Non-native species in the European Aquaculture

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

European Code of Conduct on Pets and Invasive Alien Species

Friday, 23 March 2018

Spring is coming! Beetles @ work!

Monday, 19 March 2018

Preventing Lionfish invasion in the Mediterranean

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Updates to EASIN Catalogue

Monday, 26 February 2018

New EASIN Team Member

Thursday, 22 February 2018

How to download species information

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

New EASIN Catalogue release

Friday, 16 February 2018

The European Commission's Citizen Science Platform

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Aliens in the Sea

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Bacteria species in EASIN Catalogue revised

Monday, 15 January 2018

New release of the Invasive Alien Species Europe Smart App

Monday, 4 December 2017

Mediterranean marinas major hubs for alien species

Friday, 10 November 2017

Citizen Science projects on alien species in Europe

Monday, 6 November 2017

Invasive Species in Inland Waters

Monday, 23 October 2017

European Marine Board policy brief on Marine Citizen Science

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

EASIN Trainee engaged in socioeconomic impact of alien species

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Collaboration between citizens and Competent Authorities in detecting Asian hornet in the Netherlands

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

New EASIN Catalogue release: freshwater molluscs

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

HELCOM and OSPAR new online ballast water risk assessment tool

Monday, 4 September 2017

GloFouling global project to address bioinvasions via ships’ hulls

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Invasive Alien Species Europe App source code publicly available

Monday, 14 August 2017

EEIKO and STOPVESPA new EASIN data partners

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Understanding citizen scientists’ concerns and motivations

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Make alien species data more useful: recommendations

Thursday, 27 July 2017

12 species enrich the list of invasive species of Union concern

Friday, 21 July 2017

CABI and EASIN working in collaboration

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

The first ever Baseline Distribution of Invasive Alien Species of Union concern has been published

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Invasive alien plants affect native species fitness

Friday, 7 July 2017

Stand up for European biodiversity!

Thursday, 29 June 2017

LIFE IAP-RISK project on invasive alien plants pest risk analysis to support EU Regulation 1143/2014

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

A united action against Vespa velutina in northern Italy

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Updates on Xylella fastidiosa in Balearic Islands

Monday, 12 June 2017

The invasive but useful black locust trees in Europe

Friday, 9 June 2017

Plant invasions on small Mediterranean islands

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Let’s celebrate World Environment Day!

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Adding value to marine invasive seaweeds

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Citizen Science and Alien Species in Europe

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Monitoring invasive alien fish at fish corridors

Thursday, 18 May 2017

European Code of conduct on planted forests and invasive alien trees

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Asian hornet (Vespa velutina) detected in Switzerland

Friday, 12 May 2017

Olive cultivars (tolerant and) resistant to Xylella fastidiosa

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Alien species just a click away?

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

New job opportunities from IAS control? – New York is looking for professional scuba divers for removing IAS

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Mapping invasive mosquitoes in Europe

Monday, 24 April 2017

Recreational fishermen online records used in research paper on alien invasive fish

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Amphibians safeguard to fight invasive mosquitoes

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

New study by JRC researchers reveals why Xylella fastidiosa will persist in Europe

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Raising awareness on Invasive Alien Species in Europe: codes of conduct and guidelines

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Climate change increases the risk of naturalization of non-native garden plants in Europe

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Preventing the spread of aquatic Invasive Species in the USA

Monday, 27 March 2017

Marine litter helps the spread of invasive alien species

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

BioBlitz, a successful citizen science concept for biological surveying

Friday, 17 March 2017

Eradication options for Cabomba caroliniana in Belgium

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

New research paper on the Atlantic blue crab distribution in Europe

Thursday, 9 March 2017

New native species of squirrel identified in Italy, already under threat?

Friday, 3 March 2017

An alien species early warning by using sentinel plants

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

First report of the alien freshwater copepod Mesocyclops pehpeiensis from Spain through DNA barcoding

Monday, 27 February 2017

Workshop on Citizen Science and Open Data: a model for Invasive Alien Species in Europe

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

New Member for the EASIN Editorial Board

Monday, 20 February 2017

New EPPO standards

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

First record of small tropical calanoid copepod in the Adriatic Sea

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Biological control of Azolla filiculoides by means of a weevil

Monday, 9 January 2017

First report of the Lessepsian fish Etrumeus golanii from Tunisia

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

New EU plant health regime

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Identification of Aurelia coerulea and Aurelia solida as alien species in the Mediterranean Sea

Monday, 12 December 2016

Risk of Zika virus local vector-borne transmission in Europe considered low by ECDC

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

EPPO Council Declaration: Intercontinental movement of soil with plants is high risk for plant health

Friday, 25 November 2016

Upcoming Workshop on Citizen Science and Open Data: a model for Invasive Alien Species in Europe

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Meloidogyne graminicola (rice root knot nematode) detected in Piedmont (Italy)

Friday, 18 November 2016

A new tropical seaweed invader in the Mediterranean

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

New EASIN paper published: “Alien species information in Europe: quality assurance, data exchange and sharing through the EASIN Editorial Board”

Monday, 14 November 2016

LIFE project in Italy to monitor and fight Vespa velutina

Thursday, 10 November 2016

MAMIAS and NBIC join the EASIN network

Thursday, 10 November 2016

An invasive flatworm from Brazil threatening UK gardens

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Work in progress in the EASIN GeoDatabase

Thursday, 27 October 2016

First confirmation of intentional release of aquaria kept marine fish in the Mediterranean

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Microcosmus anchylodeirus (Ascidia): possibly a new alien species for the Mediterranean

Monday, 24 October 2016

New EPPO Standards - Phytosanitary procedures on Xylella fastidiosa

Friday, 14 October 2016

Is biological control of Lagarosiphon major (curly waterweed) viable?

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Postdoc opportunities in the field of biodiversity

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Asian Hornet detected in UK

Friday, 23 September 2016

Training workshops on prioritization and pest risk analysis for invasive alien plant species

Monday, 12 September 2016

Global treaty on ballast water to halt invasive aquatic species will enter into force in 2017

Thursday, 8 September 2016

Having a nose for longhorned beetles

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) – Halyomorpha hyalis is spreading in Europe

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

The 33rd SIL Congress in Turin: Science for sustainable freshwater

Monday, 8 August 2016

Lionfish is spreading in the Mediterranean Sea

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Mass trapping and containment initiatives of Popillia japonica outbreak in Italy

Friday, 29 July 2016

Biological invasion and Island Biology 2016 Conference at Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal, 18-22 July 2016

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

The EASIN Team welcomes Bart Steen, the new trainee

Thursday, 21 July 2016

Alien land plants of Europe updated in the EASIN Catalogue

Monday, 18 July 2016

JRC Director General V. Sucha highlighted the role of new technology in reconnecting science with civil society at the recent 7th European Summit of Regions and Cities in Bratislava

Friday, 15 July 2016

The Commission Implementing Regulation 1141/2016 adopting the list of the 37 alien species of Union concern has been published on the Official Journal

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Smartphone App on Invasive Alien Species released!

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Preliminary results on alien Black Sea plankton

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Sampling alien plankton species in the Black Sea

Friday, 1 July 2016

An international Black Sea Bio-Optical Cruise is looking at alien plankton species

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Microcosmus exasperatus found in Cyprus

Thursday, 9 June 2016

European Commission and Member States encouraged to use EASIN

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

EASIN at the GBIF workshop on sample-based data and the 8th European Nodes meeting

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

New publication on alien insects in Europe

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

New EASIN website launched!!!

Monday, 2 May 2016

EASIN at the European Workshop on Control and Eradication of Invasive Alien Plant Species

Friday, 29 April 2016

New indicator maps and quantifies invasive alien species in the Mediterranean

Friday, 22 April 2016

EPPO joins the EASIN network of data partners

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

The EASIN Team welcomes Gemechis Akuma, the new IT trainee.

Monday, 8 February 2016

New Members for the EASIN Editorial Board

Friday, 5 February 2016

1st EASIN Editorial Board Meeting

Thursday, 10 December 2015

The EASIN catalogue has been updated to the version 5.0

Thursday, 19 November 2015

New paper published

Friday, 6 November 2015

EASIN attendance to KarloVy Vary Conference

Sunday, 1 November 2015

The EASIN catalogue has been updated to the version 4.8

Friday, 30 October 2015

EASIN welcomes a new team member!

Thursday, 8 October 2015

EASIN 2nd Enlargement and Integration Action Workshop and Training

Thursday, 8 October 2015

The EASIN catalogue has been updated to the version 4.7

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

New Member for the EASIN Editorial Board

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Crayfish plague alert

Monday, 24 August 2015

New Members for the EASIN Editorial Board

Monday, 24 August 2015

New Members for the EASIN Editorial Board

Monday, 15 June 2015

New Members for the EASIN Editorial Board

Friday, 22 May 2015

EASIN 2nd Enlargement and Integration Action Workshop and Training has been announced

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

New additions to the EASIN catalogue

Monday, 11 May 2015

The EASIN catalogue has been updated to the version 4.2

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

On the 9th and 10th of February 2016 took place the 3rd EASIN Enlargement and Integration Action Workshop and Training

Thursday, 16 April 2015

The EASIN catalogue has been updated to the version 5.3

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

The EASIN catalogue has been updated to the version 4.0

Monday, 24 November 2014

The EASIN catalogue has been updated to the version 3.9

Monday, 15 September 2014

Latest developments

Thursday, 12 June 2014

EASIN updates

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

The EASIN catalogue has been updated to the version 3.2

Friday, 31 January 2014

EASIN 1st Enlargement and Integration Action Workshop and Training has been announced

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Marine ecoregions

Friday, 27 September 2013

EASIN updates

Monday, 9 September 2013

New EU action against invasive species

Monday, 9 September 2013

EASIN updates

Friday, 21 June 2013

EASIN launches EASIN-lit

Tuesday, 12 March 2013


Tuesday, 12 March 2013

The EASIN catalogue has been updated to the version 2.5

Monday, 18 February 2013

Factsheets of invasive species

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

The EASIN catalogue has been updated to the version 2.4

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

EASIN meeting 6-7 December 2012

Friday, 7 December 2012

The EASIN catalogue has been updated to the version 2.1

Friday, 28 September 2012

EASIN has been launched

Tuesday, 25 September 2012