Main field of expertise:
Name of organisation:
Type of organisation:
Main project your organisation is involved with, in relation to (sub)tropical biodiversity:
Erradication or mitigation of the invasive alga Caulerpa webbiana. More info at: http://www.horta.uac.pt/caulerpa/httpdocs/english.html
Good practices your organisation could share on tropical and subtropical sustainable biodiversity management:
Fight against marine invasive species.
Characterization and monitoring, followed by procedures implementation for mitigation and eradication. Dissemination of information on adequate behavior towards the problem.
Decrease of the impact and population of the invasive algae Caulerpa webbiana.
If involved in policy formulation / implementation, name policy related to your local policy in (sub)tropical biodiversity:
There is now legislation in the Azores to prevent the entrance and dispersion of invasive species, and the general protection of biodiversity (DLR 15/2012/A)