The South Sandwich Islands

The Wildlife and Protected Areas Ordinance of 2011 includes Section 11 on non-native species which sets out provisions which forbid the release of non-native animals, plants or micro-organisms, except under permit. Section 14 relates to restrictions on the import of animals and plants or their products.

There are no known non-native species in the South Sandwich Islands.

Problems with invasive non-native species

Although no known non-native species have been recorded on the South Sandwich Islands this is based on relatively scant information.

Priority invasive non-native species and actions


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