Battler Resource Base
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme. Pacific Invasives Learning Network.
This resource is to assist Pacific island invasive species practitioners in their battle against invasive species. It includes the Pacific Invasive Species Battler Series on common Pacific topical issues and an option to see what new resources have been added lately. You can also search for documents, case-studies, reports and other media by selecting the appropriate "Guidelines" theme or objective, or use the general search function by selecting tags related to the resources.
Stop the Little Fire Ant!
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme.
The little fire ant, also known as the electric fire ant, is native to central and south America. It has been introduced to many parts of the world including the Pacific Islands. This regional campaign provides an opportunity for partners to leverage off regional television coverage, build their reputation with SPREP's member countries as a key community partner in the Pacific, provide direct support for schools and community livelihoods throughout the region and provide an active platform to promote partner's brand and community engagement.
Pacific Countries Review International Standards to Deter Introduction of Plant Pests (Oct 7, 2016)
Plant Pest and Quarantine executives and trading partners from 13 Pacific Island countries are in Fiji this week to investigate ways to better prevent and control the introduction and spread of plant pests and diseases across country borders. To address such global issues, the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) has drafted International Standard Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM) which have been reviewed by countries, including the Pacific countries attending the three-day Regional International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Workshop which concluded yesterday.