Tag: rat eradication

June 15, 2021

Removing rats helps islands and reefs, even in short term

After just over a decade of being rat free, islands in the Indian Ocean are already showing signs of more seabirds and more nutrients that come from them. Several years...

July 15, 2020

DNA analysis can help e-rat-ication efforts on Haida Gwaii

Rats have wreaked havoc on seabird populations nesting in the remote Haida Gwaii archipelago off the northwest coast of British Columbia for centuries. First introduced by European ships in the...