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09Dec 2015

An importer recently found a dirty pallet covered in snails among their cargo from the UK… they called Biosecurity to check it out.  On closer inspection Biosecurity found more than just some snails lurking on the pallet; two species of non-native spider, seven snails, a European earwig and lots of soil and leaves were also stuck to it, or hiding […]

24Aug 2015

In August representatives from the South Atlantic UK Overseas Territories met on Ascension Island to discuss biosecurity. The workshop was organised and funded by the JNCC and hosted by the Ascension Island Government. The delegation comprised a mixed bunch of people representing governments, NGO’s and related industries from the Falklands, South Georgia, Tristan Da Cunha, […]