Category Archives: News

Consultation on the release of Puccinia komarovii var. glandulifera against Himalayan balsam (Impatiens glandulifera)

Your views and associated supporting evidence are sought by Defra on the Pest Risk Assessment for Puccinia komarovii var. glanduliferae and … Read more

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EU blacklist to stop spread of alien species

There has been a focus on Invasive Non Native Species (INNS)  in the media recently, due to the European Parliament … Read more

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“Infamous Five” pond plants banned in England and Wales.

After years of campaigning, Plantlife welcomed a new law which came into force in England and Wales on April 1st … Read more

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Volunteers vital in continued mainland mink removal

One of the largest volunteering projects in Scotland aimed at removal of non-native mink has been praised for its pioneering … Read more

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New American Signal Crayfish Research Published

Invasive species are a major cause of species extinction in freshwater ecosystems, and crayfish species are particularly pervasive. The invasive … Read more

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New Code of Practice launched to encourage responsible pet ownership

The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association (OATA) and the Reptile and Exotic Pet Trade Association (REPTA) have joined forces to launch … Read more

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Scottish Mink Initiative News Hot Off The Press!

We are very pleased to inform you that our Scottish Mink Initiative Coordinator, Ann-Marie, has put together another cracking newsletter for … Read more

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Invasion of alien species to Ireland on the increase

Invasion of alien species to Ireland is on the increase with nearly four times more seen in the wild in … Read more

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A Focus on Himalayan Balsam

Recently there have been a couple of interesting papers published on the impacts of Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens glandulifera) on our … Read more

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Invasive Non-native Species Education Materials and Quiz on ARKive

Wildscreen, a charity working globally to promote an appreciation of biodiversity and nature through the power of wildlife imagery, recently … Read more

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