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Island Conservation’s Palau Program Manager, Loyola Darius, shares the story of recovery on Ngeanges Island and Kayangel Atoll after the removal of invasive rats. Click on the link to read the full article. 
With the threat of the invasive Little Fire Ant (LFA) now at Samoa’s doorstep...Samoa’s biosecurity team is on high alert with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) leading the...
There have been calls for biodiversity and ecosystem assessments to count non-native species as well as their native counterparts as positively contributing to biological diversity. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Showcased at a special event at the 14th Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP14), Palau shared their invasive species story having undertaken five specific projects to restore their native island ecosystems...
We strongly disagree with the approach of combining counts of native and non-native species because this will reduce our capacity to detect the effects of non-native species on native biodiversity with potentially devastating consequences. Click on...
The Government has begun the process to review National Invasive Species Plan 2008-2011 and replace it with a new national plan. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
 The online toolkit is a one-stop shop to give people the tools and guidance to start trapping, or to increase the effectiveness of their trapping efforts. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
There has been a huge change in the native forest bird community in Wellington’s Zealandia sanctuary in the past two decades. Click on the link below to read the full article.
Native species have been decimated, scientist says. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Crustaceans and mollusks foreign to the United States have survived up to six years riding on ocean trash. Click on the link below to read the full article.