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Suwarrow Blog Four – A very Pacific voyage

Tue, 23/04/2013 - 09:45

The third of many blogs from wildlife filmmaker Nick Hayward as he joins a team from BirdLife and Te Ipukarea Society (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) eradicating rats from Suwarrow – a seabird mecca in the South Pacific. In this blog the team load their boat with supplies and learn about the traditional canoe which will bring them back…

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Suwarrow Blog Two – A beacon of hope

Mon, 22/04/2013 - 09:47

The second of many blogs from award-winning wildlife filmmaker Nick Hayward as he joins a team from BirdLife and Te Ipukarea Society (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) who are preparing spend a month eradicating rats from one of the remotest atolls in the South Pacific. In this blog Nick visits the Takitumu Conservation Area and learns how the Rarotonga Monarch shows how invasive species control can make a significant impact…

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Suwarrow Blogger – Introducing Nick Hayward

Fri, 19/04/2013 - 16:05

An introduction to award-winning wildlife filmmaker Nick Hayward who is part of a team from BirdLife and Te Ipukarea Society (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) who are about to spend a month eradicating rats from one of the remotest atolls in the South Pacific...

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Suwarrow Blog One – Team arrives in the Cook Islands

Thu, 18/04/2013 - 07:00

The first of many blogs from award-winning wildlife filmmaker Nick Hayward as he joins a team from BirdLife and Te Ipukarea Society (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) who are preparing spend a month eradicating rats from one of the remotest atolls in the South Pacific...

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Suwarrow Blog Introduction - Follow BirdLife’s Suwarrow Atoll adventure

Wed, 17/04/2013 - 14:00

Follow live updates from the BirdLife team as they spend a month eradicating rats from one of the remotest atolls in the South Pacific. Suwarrow Atoll, a necklace of remote Cook Islands land forms, has been renowned for many things over the centuries; a Pacific treasure trove, a hermit’s paradise and a birder’s wonderland. It would be perfect except for an invasion of rats....

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Cook Islands PM urges Pacific-wide action to tackle invasive species

Sun, 23/09/2012 - 22:36

The Cook Islands Prime Minister Hon. Henry Puna and his Pacific Islands Forum colleagues have backed an initiative to recognise the widespread economic, social and environmental impacts of invasive species.

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Cook Islands unveils world's largest marine park

Thu, 13/09/2012 - 04:37

The world’s largest marine park has been launched in the Cook Islands located in the Pacific Ocean.

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Rodent eradication in Palau shows early signs of success

Wed, 28/09/2011 - 23:01

Rodent eradication on Kayangel Atoll, Palau already showing early signs of success.

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