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Man’s best friend could be Hawaii’s newest weapon in the fight against invasive species. Wildlife biologists are training dogs to sniff out some of the biggest threats to endangered species in Hawaii. The science is new, but it’s showing...
A partnership between the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the University of Newcastle (UON) Australia, has led to the call for applications from Pacific Islanders for two Higher Degree Research scholarships for...
SPREP Is Seeking Applications From Interested And Suitably Qualified Persons For The Following Vacancy of National Invasive Species Coordinator - Republic Of The Marshall Islands. For RMI Nationals and Permanent Residents only. Click on...
To preserve New Zealand’s remaining native biodiversity, the country has begun an ambitious nationwide program to eliminate its most damaging non-native invasive predators — rats, stoats and possums — by 2050. To carry out this mammoth task,...
Queensland’s wildlife and the environment are winners in this year’s State Budget, with more than $90 million allocated to a range of environmental initiatives including national parks revitalisation, crocodile management, koala conservation, fire...
The U.S. Marine Corps is building a base on Guam that will destroy 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of limestone forest, habitat for numerous endangered species. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
One application currently being tested is whether drones can be used to drop feed to rebait automated traps to catch feral pigs. Another is using unmanned aircraft to help count cattle. While those uses may seem arcane to those living in major...
A new study has revealed the Galapagos Islands have more than 50 non-native species probably brought in on boats. Click on the link above to read the full article. 
In a major international collaboration, scientists, researchers and conservationists have drawn up a list of 107 islands that offer the best chance to save some of the world’s most threatened species. New Zealand has five islands on the list. Click...
Three Abel Tasman National Park islands are now predator free again after a 2017 operation successfully eradicated mice on the islands, says the Department of Conservation.26 March 2019. Click on the link below to read the full article.