Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

  • Rodent eradication plan for a shearwater island

    Although not an ACAP-listed species, the Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes scored relatively highly in an assessment conducted by ACAP's Advisory Committee designed to identify procellariiform species whose conservation status might be...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/22-2009-news-archive/480-rodent-eradication-plan-for-a-shearwater-island
  • Flesh-footed Shearwaters are at risk from longline fisheries in Australian waters

    The Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carnepeis along with several shearwaters of the genus Puffinus and Calonectris has been identified by ACAP as a potential candidate for listing within the Agreement (Cooper & Baker 2008, Cooper 2010). There are two...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/23-2010-news-archive/697-flesh-footed-shearwaters-are-at-risk-from-longline-fisheries-in-australian-waters
  • Rats to be gone by next year? Progress with the Lord Howe Rodent Eradication Project as a Public Environment Report is released for comment

    Australia’s Lord Howe Island is infested with rats and plans have been in place since 2001 to rid the island of them, so as to leave its petrel and shearwater populations (and other wildlife) in peace ( click here ). In 2012 the Australian Federal and...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2617-rats-to-be-gone-by-next-year-progress-with-the-lord-howe-rodent-eradication-project-as-a-public-environment-report-is-released-for-comment
  • No harm to humans: Lord Howe rodent eradication moves forward with a supportive health risk report

    From time to time ACAP Latest News has reported on progress towards the eradication of introduced rats on Australia’s Lord Howe Island , a World Heritage breeding home to burrowing petrels and shearwaters ( click here ). The Rodent Eradication Program...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/latest-news/2815-no-harm-to-humans-lord-howe-rodent-eradication-moves-forward-with-a-supportive-health-risk-report
  • UPDATED. Lord Howe rodent eradication set to go ahead in winter next year

    UPDATE: The Lord Howe Island Board media release may be read here . “After a comprehensive and rigorous environmental assessment process, and a Human Health Risk Assessment led by the NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer, the Board has made the decision to...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/latest-news/2858-lord-howe-rodent-eradication-set-to-go-ahead-next-year
  • Lord Howe rodent eradication postponed to next year to allow more time for planning

    The eradication of rodents on Australia’s Lord Howe Island, expected to take place this year has been delayed until 2019. The planned eradication will afford the inhabited island’s breeding seabirds, such as Flesh-footed Puffinus carneipes and...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/latest-news/2986-lord-howe-rodent-eradication-postponed-to-next-year-to-allow-more-time-for-planning
  • UPDATED. The eradication of rodents on Australia’s Lord Howe Island has commenced

    UPDATE : Read of progress here . "Some 28,000 bait stations were filled across farmed and residential areas starting 22 May, and helicopters will scatter baits over more forested and mountainous parts of the island as soon as weather permit[s]."...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/latest-news/3292-the-eradication-of-rodents-on-australia-s-lord-howe-island-has-commenced
  • Australia's Lord Howe Island received its first full treatment to eradicate rats and mice last week

    The Lord Howe Island Rodent Eradication Project aims to eradicate introduced Ship Rats Rattus rattus and House Mice Mus musculus from Australia’s inhabited and World Heritage Lord Howe Island, inter alia to help protect its breeding populations of...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/latest-news/3327-lord-howe-island-received-its-first-full-treatment-to-eradicate-rats-and-mice-last-week
  • Volunteers are required to complete rodent eradication on World Heritage Lord Howe Island

    This year a long-awaited attempt to eradicate Black Rats Rattus rattus and House Mice Mus musculus on Australia’s Lord Howe Island took place, as reported in ACAP Latest News (click here) Following an aerial bait drop coupled with ground baiting...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/latest-news/3377-volunteers-are-required-to-complete-rodent-eradication-on-world-heritage-lord-howe-island

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