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Environmental Audit Committee enquiry on invasive species

15 April 2019

Environmental Audit Committee enquiry on invasive species
The Environmental Audit Committee has launched a new inquiry to consider the impacts and threat to biosecurity from invasive species. The committee is inviting written evidence to inform its enquiry. These should be submitted by 5pm on Tuesday 30 April in no more than 3,000 words.

Find out more and submit evidence here.

Proceedings of the Island Invasives 2017 Conference

15 April 2019

Proceedings of the Island Invasives 2017 Conference
The Proceedings of the Island Invasives 2017 Conference are now published and available at http://www.issg.org/publications.htm#islandinvasives2019

Videos of the conference sessions are available via http://www.sght.org/island-invasives-conference-2017

UK 6th National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity published

20 March 2019

UK 6th National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity published
The UK’s 6th National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has been published. Visit the CBD’s website or JNCC’s website to find out more.


New biosecurity e-learning available for the Overseas Territories

04 March 2019

New biosecurity e-learning available for the Overseas Territories
A new e-learning module, Biosecurity for the Overseas Territories, is now available on the NNSS e-learning website.

This module is designed specifically to be relevant to people involved in biosecurity in the UK's Overseas Territories, such as biosecurity officers, environmental workers, agricultural officers and customs officers. Find out more about:

- why biosecurity is important
- how non-native species are spread
- planning for biosecurity
- practising biosecurity pre-border, border and post-border
- risk analysis, pathway analysis and horizon scanning

Visit the website to find out more.

Non-native Species News - Spring 2019 issue now available

01 March 2019

Non-native Species News - Spring 2019 issue now available
The Spring 2019 issue of Non-native Species News is now available. Download a copy here, and previous issues here.

New Invasive Species Week Twitter account

01 March 2019

New Invasive Species Week Twitter account
Invasive Species Week has a new Twitter handle - check out @InvasiveSp for updates!

Invasive Species Week 2019 will run from 13 - 17 May. Visit the website for more information.

New NNSS email address

03 January 2019

New NNSS email address
Happy New Year!

Our email address has changed and is now: nnss@apha.gov.uk.
Please note that we may be unable to receive emails to the previous address.




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