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National Invasive Alien Species Strategy for Trinidad and Tobago

This Strategy is primarily targeted at government agencies as well as private stakeholders. It aims to engage not only nature conservation agencies but also all sectoral agencies with responsibility for activities relevant to IAS prevention or management. The strategy also recognizes the range of stakeholders involved in the movement and use of alien species (industry and trade, transporters, retailers, […]

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MTIASIC Conference 2014 – Videos

Video 1 – Adam Daigneault and Pike Brown , 2014. Invasive Species Management in the Pacific using Survey Data and  Cost-Benefit Analysis … applications for the Caribbean”. This presentation summarizes the key findings of case studies conducted in the pacific island state of Fiji on the cost-benefit analysis of managing 5 different invasive species or […]

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Giant African Snail Closer to ‘Food Basket’ Region – Trinidad Guardian

Giant African Snail Closer to ‘Food Basket’ Region – Trinidad Guardian

During the course of January, over 20,000 Giant African snails were collected in farming districts in Mt Lambert, just north of the Aranguez “food basket” community.  Local authorities had previously successfully contained the aggressive invasive species for more than five years in the Diego Martin area. They are potentially disease-carrying creatures that pose a threat to […]

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Policies, Strategies and Best Practices for Managing Invasive Alien Species (IAS) in the Insular Caribbean (March 31st – April 4th 2014)

Policies, Strategies and Best Practices for Managing Invasive Alien Species (IAS) in the Insular Caribbean (March 31st – April 4th 2014)

Policies, Strategies and Best Practices for Managing Invasive Alien Species (IAS) in the Insular Caribbean March 31st – April 4th 2014 Radisson Trinidad Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago Objectives of the Conference: To highlight the economic impact of IAS in the Caribbean. To share best practices, strategies; effective communication tools and techniques for managing and […]

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