"The pressure from animal and plant pests is one of the biggest threats to biodiversity in the land environment. Pest predators (such as stoats and possums) eat eggs, birds, lizards, insects, and snails. Other animal pests (such as deer and goats) damage and kill trees and other plants and can compete with indigenous animals for the plants’ fruit and seed. Pest plants can out-grow the local vegetation. All these activities can dramatically change both our indigenous and agricultural environments.
This data set relates to the "Land pests" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website."
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|1.||Distribution of possums 2002 2014||184 KB||
|Category||Environmental Reporting > Land > Land pests|
|Tags||FAUNA-Vertebrates, ECOLOGY, FAUNA, land, FAUNA-Exotic, New Zealand|
|Metadata||ISO 19115/19139, Dublin Core|
|Services||Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed|