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Every year, proceeds from the British Birdwatching Fair go towards a conservation project, chosen and managed by BirdLife. We look back at the successes of the past 30 years. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Plant numbers have surged in a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean following the eradication of invasive rats. Click on the link below to read the full article.  
New research demonstrates strong positive benefit to native trees following invasive species removal. Click on the link below to access the full article.
Our results emphasize the strong effects that a rat eradication can have on tree recruitment with expected long-term effects on canopy composition...Click on the link below to access the full research article.
By eating seabirds, the rodents weaken the flow of nutrients into the oceans, endangering coral reefs and the fish that live there. Click on the link to read the full article.
A team working on the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean found that invasive rats on the islands are a "big problem" for coral reefs. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
IUCN has published new Guidelines for invasive species planning and management on Islands...Click on the link below for further details
Invasive species’ (often called pests, weeds and diseases) are plants, animals, disease agents and other organisms taken beyond their natural range by people, deliberately or unintentionally, and which become destructive to the environment or human...
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.