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The North Island example

There is an interesting story that concerns an island on the Seychelles, North Island, where a project to eradicate rats and other invasive species has been implemented by a South African ecotourism company. The fight against alien species continues today through constant biosecurity actions to prevent unwelcome guests from reaching the island, which was declared rat-free in 2006. It has now become a high-end tourism destination, with visitors including royalty and celebrities…

This is an excellent example of how restoring natural habitats, especially on islands, can generate major economic and environmental benefits.

Click on the link to read the article

https://www.islandconservation.org/royalty-celebrities-rat-free-seychelles/

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