non native species in the antarctic workshop n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Non-Native Species in the Antarctic Workshop PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Non-Native Species in the Antarctic Workshop

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 12
sakura

Non-Native Species in the Antarctic Workshop - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

170 Views
Download Presentation
Non-Native Species in the Antarctic Workshop
An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author. While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Non-Native Species in the AntarcticWorkshop 10, 11 & 12 April 2006

  2. Group 2, (Red badges) Chair: Dr. Tom Maggs Reporter: Adie Fortune

  3. 1) PREVENTION OF INTRODUCTIONS INTO THE ANTARCTIC (FROM OUTSIDE ANTARCTIC). • Terrestrial / freshwater • Intentional movements of macro-fauna • Mammals • All other unintentional taxa highly variable across the • Recommendations • Education on environmental risk • Sharing information • Current practice • COMNAP, CEP, CCAMLR, IAATO • b) Prevention of marine introductions of non-native species into • Hull fouling main threat • Ballast water further down the list • Transfer of equipment • IUU Fishing • Waste water

  4. 2) PREVENTION OF SPREAD WITHIN THE ANTARCTIC ONCE NON -NATIVE ORGANISMS HAVE ARRIVED • Risk assessment • Mapping • CEP project but information from COMNAP • Departure points • Red list • Issue right outside the station door • Intra and inter • “Good neighbour” policy • Case studies • Share all information • What worked and what didn’t • Feedback to other stations • Regional feed back • Specially managed areas

  5. 3) PREVENTION OF INTRODUCTION OF SPECIES THAT ARE NATIVE IN THE ANTARCTIC TO OTHER AREAS IN THE ANTARCTIC WHERE THEY ARE NOT NATIVE • Innovative technology to sterilise equipment • Education • Awareness and education • Are there simple training tools • Parties need to recognise it as an issue • CEP update information • Modified by many countries • Tourists • Develop a pamphlet that can be given to tourists by CEP • Raise the bar every two years • Guidelines for management plans • EIA, site guidelines

  6. 4) PREVENTION OF INTRODUCTION OF ANTARCTIC SPECIES INTO OTHER AREAS (that is, NORTH of the AT area) WHERE THEY ARE NOT NATIVE • Parties need to engage with own biosecurity • Sub-Antarctic • Staging posts • Pathway mapping • Awareness raising

  7. 5) PROTECTION OF ANTARCTIC VALUES AGAINST NON-NATIVE SPECIES IMPACTS, WHAT ARE WE TRYING TO ACHIEVE? • Human health issues • Putting places aside that are wilderness only • Do not enter • Enter on a biohazard level • Tiered approach • Get in on CEP list • Sell it as a theme • Develop further on this workshop • Terrestrial and Marine • Antarctic values • What is and is not acceptable • Near station greater impact accepted • Some areas not impacted • EIA and Tourist guidelines

  8. 6) LEGAL / INSTITUTIONAL ISSUES.

  9. 7) SCIENCE AND RESEARCH

  10. 8) FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS

  11. 9) OTHER

  12. Summary of KEY points