Laying the foundations for invertebrate conservation on St Helena
Buglife - The Invertebrate Conservation Trust
Host Country Institutions:
SHNT - St Helena National Trust, Gov of St Helena
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
To halt the loss of St Helena’s endemic invertebrates, by mainstreaming their needs within practical and strategic conservation management, ensuring legal protection and fostering increased awareness and understanding across wider society.
Invertebrate conservation requirements quantified and incorporated within environmental management framework and legal protections.
A training programme delivered to increase local capacity and skills in invertebrate conservation.
Ecosystem restoration on St Helena informed by and incorporating invertebrate requirements.
A programme of education and awareness raising about invertebrates and their ecosystem services, to increase public support and engagement.
Related Projects: Tanzanian freshwater invertebrate conservation and their use for ecosystem assessments