On February 16, this year, an invasive Green Iguana (Iguana iguana) was discovered in a residential area on the island of St Eustatius by STENAPA, the National Parks Foundation. It is not known whether the animal was brought to the island as a pet and escaped or was released, or whether it arrived via cargo […]Read more
Economic Impact of IAS in the Caribbean: Case Studies Preface Invasive Alien Species (IAS) have a negative impact on crop and pasture production, human and animal health, biodiversity and a multitude of other goods and services provided by ecosystems and as such pose one of the biggest threats to economic development on this planet. In […]Read more
Alifano, Aurora, R. Griffiths and W Jolley. 2012. Final Operational Report for the Removal of Introduced House Mice from Allen Cay, Exuma Islands, Bahamas. Island Conservation.
In May 2012, the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) together with Island Conservation (IC) undertook the removal of introduced House Mice (Mus musculus) from Allen Cay, Exuma Islands, Bahamas. The removal of mice was a necessary step in the restoration of the native environment of the cay, which is an important breeding and nesting site for […]Read more
Alifano, Aurora. 2012. Restoration of Allen Cay: A Feasibility Assessment for the Removal of Mice. Island Conservation.
Allen Cay, located in the Allen Cay’s of the Exuma Island Chain supports a breeding population of Audubon’s Shearwaters (Puffinus lherminieri lherminieri) and is home to the endangered Allen Cay Rock Iguana (Cyclura cychlura inornata). Currently the recovery of both of these species on Allen Cay is limited by the presence of introduced house mice […]Read more
Alifano, Aurora. 2012. Operational Plan for Eradication of House Mice (Mus musculus) from Allen Cay, Exuma Islands, Bahamas. Island Conservation.
This Operational Plan (an Unpublished document prepared for Bahamas National Trust (BNT), Nassau, Bahamas) for the eradication of introduced House mice (Mus musculus) from Allen Cay in the Exuma Islands, Bahamas outlines the operational structure and individual tasks and responsibilities required to implement and fulfil the goal and objectives of the proposed project. A number […]Read more