Aliens, a journal dedicated to the biology of weeds, is published by the Invasive Species Specialist Group of the IUCN Species Survival Commission. ISSN 1173-5988. Ms. S. Lowe, ISSG, SEMS, University of Auckland (Tamaki Campus), Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand (e-mail: Also on website: There is also a discussion group: send a message to with as text: subscribe aliens-1