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Kayangel Atoll is set to become the first inhabited island in the Pacific nation of Palau to be cleared of rats. As well as a healthier ecosystem for fascinating Endangered birds, residents look forward to better livelihoods through increased crop...
If successful, this will be the first inhabited island within Palau to be cleared of rats. Click on the link below to read the full article.
Pests already cause losses of around $220 billion a year, or around 10 - 16 percent of harvests...Click on the link below to read the full article.
Ms Lisa Tokanga Fe"ofa"aki Fanua of Vava"u Environmental Protection Association (VEPA) from Tonga was the winner of the first Pacific Invasive Species Battler of the Year Award announced in December last year, making her the very first Battler of...
Helping Pacific islands publish data on alien and invasive species to support invasive species management is at the core of a regional workshop at the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) this week.Click on the link...
With its white sands, clear waters and jutting mountains, Lord Howe Island is a slice of world heritage-listed paradise in the Pacific Ocean. There's just one problem - it is besieged by rats.Click on the link below to read the full story. 
In 2011, Island Conservation, USFWS, and TNC removed invasive rats from Palmyra Atoll to protect native species. Now researchers have found that disease-carrying mosquitoes have disappeared.Click on the link below to read the full story.
The Threatened Island Biodiversity Database is a global dataset of threatened island species at risk from invasive vertebrates. Partners include Island Conservation, University of California at Santa Cruz, Coastal Conservation Action Laboratory,...
SPREP would like to call for tenders from qualified and experienced invasive species management specialists who can offer their services to prepare the project document for the GEF 6 project "Strengthening national and regional capacities to reduce...
The South Georgia Heritage Trust and the University of Dundee hosted 300 delegates from 43 countries to share a global picture of the world"s islands where ecosystems can hang in the balance.Click on the link below to read the full story.