Critically endangered herb thriving on Macquarie Island after seven-year feral animal eradication program

The flowering bedstraw was thought to have died out on the sub-Antarctic island in the 1980sA critically-endangered herb once thought extinct on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island has been found growing at a new location as the world-heritage site continues its rabbit-free recovery. The remote island was declared free of pests in 2014, following a seven-year feral animal eradication project. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/01/critically-endangered-herb-thriving-on-macquarie-island-after-seven-year-feral-animal-eradication-program