Conservazione della principale popolazione europea di Berta maggiore mediterranea Calonectris diomedea e altri uccelli pelagici nelle Isole Pelagie

CONSERVATION OF THE MAIN EUROPEAN POPULATION OF CALONECTRIS D. DIOMEDEA AND OTHER PELAGIC BIRDS ON PELAGIC ISLANDS

ACTIONS:

Action A1 – Preparatory Actions of eradication black rat (Rattus rattus)

Action A1 – Preparatory actions of eradication black rat (Rattus rattus) The activities consist of field work on population of Rattus Rattus on Linosa island, field-tests (on Linosa), laboratory analysis and planning of Action A1. In particular, field work will be conducted on the abundance of the black rat in the main habitats on Linosa […]

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Action A2 – Preparatory actions on invasive alien plant species

Action A2 – Preparatory actions on invasive alien plant species At this stage the nuclei of Carpobrotus edulis and Nicotiana glauca on Linosa will be mapped, and the eradication project will be drown up. This is essential for planning the work, whose aim is to individuate and quantify non-native plans, and estimate amount of time/resources […]

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Azione A3 – Elaboration of action plans

Azione A3 – Elaboration of action plans Action A3 consists of elaborating two action plans, related to the continuation/conclusion of the activities necessary to ensure: • minimization of the risk of reinvasion of Black Rat onto Linosa island, through the continuation of the biosecurity measures taken and tested during the project; • reduction in number […]

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Action C1 – Black rat eradication on Linosa

Action C1 – Black rat eradication on Linosa As a result of the recent attempt to estimate the population of Mediterranean Yelkouan Shearwater on Lampedusa, action C1 is intended to assess the actual extent of the current impact of black rats on the nesting species, whose global importance was made clear by recent surveys. In […]

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Action C2 – Implementing biosecurity measures

Action C2 – Implementing biosecurity measures At this stage a series of measures will be taken to minimize the risk of recolonization of the island by the black rat. These measures should be in full swing during the final stages of the eradication. The biosecurity system will put in place: • preventive action to reduce […]

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Action C3 – Eradication of invasive plant species

Action C3 – Eradication of invasive plant species Among the invasive plant species found in Linosa, there are two that requires urgent intervention. They are Nicotiana glauca, already widespread in ruderal areas on the outskirts, on the edge of the roads and on rocky shores where colonies of gulls can be found, and Carpobrotus edulis, […]

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Action D1 –Fauna, flora and vegetation monitoring

Action D1 –Fauna, flora and vegetation monitoring Pelagic bird monitoring, in particular of both Mediterranean Yelkouan Shearwater and Mediterranean Storm Petrel, will be carried out on pelagic islands. An accurate analysis of the benefits achieved, estimated on a set of target species and habitats, as well as a detailed investigation of adverse reactions seem indispensable […]

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Action D2 – Monitoring the socio-economic effects of LIFE project and the effects of activities

Action D2 – Monitoring the socio-economic effects of LIFE project and the effects of activities Hopefully, the improvement in results that can be achieve through the project depends in large part on its acceptance and “appropriation” by the local community. A careful monitoring of the effects of the black rat eradication is of great interest. […]

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Action E1 – Stakeholders involvment

Action E1 – Stakeholders involvment A wide range of stakeholders group will be involved. First of all, port authority and shipping companies will be involved, attempting to establish collaborative relationships with them, in order to simplify the steps necessary to identify any problems and intervene on boats where measures to detect rats will be taken. […]

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Action E2 – Web pages

Action E2 – Web pages Bilingual Italian-English web pages will be created, including the objectives and the results of the project, an album of photos describing its various activities, press releases, a FAQ section, an organized system of response to both questions and criticism received via the internet. Web pages will be linked to the […]

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Action E3 –Information Panels

Action E3 –Information Panels Two types of panels with bilingual Italian-English texts related to the actions of the project (70 × 100 cm) will be made. One panel will contain a schematic description of the project (“work in progress”) and the other one a description of the alien plants eradication program. The first will be […]

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Action E4 – Layman’s report

Action E4 – Layman’s report 500 copies of the Layman’s report describing project objectives, actions performed and results obtained will be made. The report, drawn up in a language understandable to a wide audience of users, will be presented at the final meeting and it will be possible to download it from the project website. […]

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Action E5 – Informational Flyer

Action E5 – Informational Flyer At least 15,000 copies of an information flyer will be printed. It will contain the general description of the project and its main objectives, brief information on animal species and habitats that will benefit from the interventions, as well as directions to discourage irresponsible behavior related to the introduction of […]

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Action E6 – Final Conference

Action E6 – Final Conference A Conference will be organised at the end of the project. The aim of the conference is to involve, inform and sensitize the population and second homes owners. Shipping companies and port authorities will be also invitated to partecipate in order to strengthen their awareness of the necessity to comply […]

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Action E7 – “Shearwater islands “. Marketing actions and communication plans of Natura 2000 sites

Action E7 – “Shearwater islands “. Marketing actions and communication plans of Natura 2000 sites The qualitive and quantitative increment in naturalistic forms of tourism and the consequent economic benefit for the inhabitants seems to be the main activity to persue for the purpose to ensure the achievement of the project objectives and manteining them […]

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Università degli Studi
di Palermo
DIPARTIMENTO SCIENZE AGRARIE E FORESTALI
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Dipartimento Regionale Azienda Regionale
Foreste Demaniali

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Fare Ambiente
Movimento Ecologista Europeo
Coordinamento Regionale della Sicilia
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Legambiente
Comitato Regionale
Siciliano
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