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BirdLife launches invasive species video - Saving Suwarrow's Seabirds

Tue, 16/07/2013 - 11:00

At BirdLife’s World Congress in June, we launched our newest global conservation programme. The BirdLife Invasive Alien Species Programme wi...

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Suwarrow Blog 20 – A bright future for conservation in the Cook Islands

Sat, 01/06/2013 - 07:00

In the final blog of the epic trip, the team arrive back to Rarotonga to delight in the luxuries that they've missed over the past six...

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Suwarrow Blog 19 – Tacking towards home

Fri, 31/05/2013 - 07:00

The team is edging their way towards their final destination of Rarotonga in their traditional canoe which is at the mercy of the wind. "Day five on the Vaka (traditional boat) and we are still at sea. ...

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Suwarrow Blog 18 - Farewell Suwarrow

Thu, 30/05/2013 - 11:01

The team have finished their final operation to remove rats from Suwarrow and are halfway home to Rarotonga on their Vaka."The eradication team were assisted in the final application of bait to Anchorage by the Vaka (...

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Suwarrow Blog 17 - Returning to the real world

Mon, 27/05/2013 - 07:00

Today the team reflect on the potential success of their expedition to save Suwarrow’s seabirds, and ready themselves for their return trip to the real world. "The final baiting of Anchorage ...

Pacific Cook Islands Invasive Alien Species - Pacific

Suwarrow blog 16 - A day of rest

Fri, 24/05/2013 - 07:00

The latest blog 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. Today t...

Pacific Cook Islands Invasive Alien Species

Suwarrow Blog 15 - A flotilla on the lagoon and Moon’s future decided

Thu, 23/05/2013 - 07:00

The latest blog from wildlife filmmaker Nick Hayward as he joins a team from BirdLife and Te Ipukarea Society (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) eradicating...

Pacific Cook Islands Invasive Alien Species

Suwarrow Blog 14 - Breeding season peaks as a moonlit feline stowaway appears

Mon, 20/05/2013 - 13:05

The latest blog from wildlife filmmaker Nick Hayward as he joins a team from BirdLife and Te Ipukarea Society (BirdLife in the Cook Islands)...

Pacific Cook Islands Invasive Alien Species

Suwarrow Blog 13 - Larcenous saboteurs and creative crab-chefs

Fri, 17/05/2013 - 13:06

Today the team search for more islets with rat inhabitants and find the inquisitive coconut crabs have a culinary bent. “The baiting is still on hold while we wait ...

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Suwarrow Blog Twelve – Rainy days and frigatebird dance-offs

Wed, 15/05/2013 - 07:00

The latest blog from wildlife filmmaker Nick Hayward as he joins a team from BirdLife and Te Ipukarea Society (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) eradicating rats from Suwarro...

Pacific Cook Islands Invasive Alien Species

Suwarrow Blog Eleven – Coral moonscapes and cool tropical trade winds

Sat, 11/05/2013 - 10:00

The latest blog from wildlife filmmaker Nick Hayward as he joins a team from BirdLife and Te Ipukarea Society (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) eradicating...

Pacific Cook Islands Invasive Alien Species

Suwarrow Blog Ten – The enemy emerges and coconut-crushing ‘robber crabs’ entertain

Wed, 08/05/2013 - 09:25

The latest blog from wildlife filmmaker Nick Hayward as he joins a team from BirdLife and Te Ipukarea Society (BirdL...

Pacific Cook Islands Invasive Alien Species

Suwarrow Blog Nine – Working through the wasps

Sun, 05/05/2013 - 07:00

The latest blog 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...

Pacific Cook Islands Invasive Alien Species

Suwarrow Blog Eight – Land ahoy!

Fri, 03/05/2013 - 07:00

The latest blog 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. Today t...

Pacific Cook Islands Invasive Alien Species

Suwarrow Blog Seven – All at sea

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 08:00

The latest blog 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. During ...

Pacific Cook Islands Invasive Alien Species

Suwarrow Blog Six – Setting sail

Mon, 29/04/2013 - 19:00

The latest blog 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. Today th...

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Suwarrow Blog Five – A motley crew and mixed cargoes

Sat, 27/04/2013 - 00:00

The latest blog 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 seab...

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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...

Pacific Cook Islands Invasive Alien Species

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