The Government has opened public consultation on the draft bill called the “Invasive Alien Species Act 2021” which aims to “improve the island’s biosecurity by allowing for the assessment and listing of a pest species to the corresponding level of actions needed to minimize its impacts.”

The Bermuda Government’s forum website said, “Modern global travel is essential to Bermuda’s economic survival but it also makes the island increasingly vulnerable to the introduction and proliferation of invasive alien species [pests] that can and do have a negative impact on the island’s environment, economy, human health, and social fabric.

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