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Provides links to resources in the Pacific Islands with an interest in the prevention, control, or eradication of invasive species.

Items of Interest:

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)
Pacific Community.
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.


PIAkey: Identification Guide to Ants of the Pacific Islands
USDA. APHIS. PPQ. Center for Plant Health Science and Technology; University of California - Davis.

Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER)
USDA. FS. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry.

Invasive Species in Palau
Convention on Biological Diversity. Clearing-House Mechanism; Palau Office of Environmental Response and Coordination.

Invasive Alien Species in the Austral-Pacific Region: National Reports & Directory of Resources (PDF | 3.65 MB)
Global Invasive Species Programme.
See also: GISP Publications and Reports for more reports.

Island Biodiversity and Invasive Species
IUCN. Species Survival Commission. Invasive Species Specialist Group.

Cooperative Islands Initiative
IUCN. Species Survival Commission. Invasive Species Specialist Group.

Pacific Invasive Ant Toolkit
Pacific Biosecurity; Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme; Pacific Community.

International Government

Plant Health
Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

Invasive Alien Woody Species in Pacific Island Forests
UN. Food and Agriculture Organization.

Guidelines for Invasive Species Management in the Pacific: a Pacific Strategy for Managing Pests, Weeds and Other Invasive Species (2009)
South Pacific Regional Environment Programme.

Pacific Invasives Learning Network
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme.


FFTC Document Database - Plant Protection Publications
Food and Fertilizer Technology Center.

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