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Call to conserve Pacific biodiversity

Posted in SAMOA by Faezah Ismail on March 13, 2010
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Grants for critical activities to help conserve the natural wealth of the Polynesia-Micronesia biodiversity hotspot are up for grabs.

Click here for details.


Mongoose caught

Posted in SAMOA by Faezah Ismail on February 21, 2010


Traps were recently laid in Samoa to catch mongoose and this male mongoose was the first victim.

The IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) lists the mongoose as one of the 100 worst invasive species because of the impact it has on native birds and animals.

The extinction of several bird species on Viti Levu, the largest island in Fiji, was mainly attributed to the mongoose.

For more click here.

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