SOUTH AFRICA ENFORCES NEW LAW FOR INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES
The South African Ministry of Water Affairs and Forestry has recently concluded an extensive review of the national legislation on invasive alien species. New regulations are enforced as of October 1st, separating invasive alien species in four categories: (1a) species for early detection and rapid response which require immediate control by all landowners; (1b) established species that are most destructive and need to part of control programs; (2) species of economic value which require permits for utilization; (3) species that may remain in prescribed areas or provinces, but further planting, propagation or trade is prohibited. Read more.
LATIN AMERICAN NETWORK FOR THE STUDY OF INVASIVE PLANTS
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