A review of conservation threats on Gough Island: a case study for terrestrial conservation in the Southern Oceans

@inproceedings{Jones2003ARO,
  title={A review of conservation threats on Gough Island: a case study for terrestrial conservation in the Southern Oceans},
  author={Alex G Jones and Steven L Chown and Peter G. Ryan and Niek J. M. Gremmen and Kevin J. Gaston},
  year={2003}
}
Gough Island is a remote Southern Ocean Island that, despite having no permanent human population, is under substantial conservation threat as a result of human activity. A considerable proportion of the flora and fauna has been accidentally introduced, and new data are presented showing that ca. 70% of the free-living pterygote insect species are introductions. We describe how endangered seabirds that breed on the island may suffer from human fisheries activities and present new evidence… CONTINUE READING

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