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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

A Pacific information brief from the Pacific Invasives Partnership (a working group of the Roundtable for Nature Conservation in the Pacific Islands)

 Department of Conservation (DOC)

Since 1987, I have assisted the Cook Islands Conservation/Environment Service and, more recently, the Takitumu Conservation Area Project and the Avifauna Conservation Programme of the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) to plan and implement a recovery programme for the kakerori, a critically endangered forest bird endemic to Rarotonga. In 1989, the kakerori was one of the 10 rarest birds in the world, and classified as 'critically endangered' (Collar et al. 1994) with a population of just 29 birds. I calculated

 University of Hawaii

A report prepared by the Invasive Partnership for the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting, Palau July 2014 as requested by the Micronesian Chief Executives in Resolution 19-01

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Call Number: [EL]

Physical Description: 16p. ; 29cm.

 SPREP Pacific Environment Information Network (PEIN)

Climate change is expected to cause extinctions when native plants and animals are prevented from migrating out of their hotter or drier habitats to more suitable climates. But for many species a more

 International Union for Nature Conservation (IUCN)

The world is facing a biodiversity crisis. Nowhere is that more apparent than on oceanic islands where invasive species are a major threat for island biodiversity. Rats are one of the most detrimental of these and have been the target of numerous eradication programmes; a well-established conservation tool for island systems.

 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Protected areas (PAs) are a cornerstone of global conservation and central to international
plans to minimize global extinctions. During the coming century, global ecosystem
destruction and fragmentation associated with increased human population and
economic activity could make the long-term survival of most terrestrial vertebrates even
more dependent on PAs.

Call Number: [EL]

Physical Description: 8 p.