15 Aug '11, 4am

Move to halt Pacific bird extinctions – interview with Don Stewart: Read the Radio Australia interview between D...

STEWART: We did a demonstration project in Fiji about 4 years ago to show that this could be done. There’s absolutely nothing new in the science but it hadn’t been tried in the Pacific before, and that is eradicating rats completely from one island so, as I said, we have now done about 18 such islands and we have another 18 or so, in our sights. There are a number of funding organisations that have taken notice of this, including the European Union and the Packard Foundation in the United States and a couple of others, who have come up with funding for us to undertake more rat eradication on islands around the region and these are islands that are critical to the survival of colonies of breeding seabirds, in the main. Also, we are going to branch out into other areas; it’s not necessarily eradication but control measures. There some introduced creatures that we don’t think...

Full article: http://www.birdlife.org/community/2011/08/move-to-halt-pa...

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