Saint Helena Government, Buglife, Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI), Mid Atlantic Island Invertebrate Specialist Group (MAIISG)
Threats To Biodiversity:
Cepa, Monitoring, Nbsap, Training, Research, Research training
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
St Helena has over 420 endemic terrestrial invertebrate species and many are threatened by invasive invertebrates. The project will facilitate endemic invertebrate recovery and re-establish their associated ecosystem functions, by testing and establishing invasive invertebrate control methods. Focusing on the wasp Vespula vulgaris, key ant species (e.g. Pheidole megacephala) and the Springbok mantis (Miomantis caffra). While also building local capacity, embedding results and engaging people in citizen science. This project will be a collaboration with government, local community and partners.