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Panel on Alien Organisms and trade in Endangered Species (CITES)

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Will the release of farmed mallards have negative impacts on biodiversity and animal health?

Will the release of farmed mallards have negative impacts on biodiversity and animal health?

The Norwegian Environment Agency and the Norwegian Food Safety Authority have requested the Norwegian Scientific Committee for food safety (VKM) to assess the potential impacts to Norwegian biodiversity and animal health stemming from the import and release of mallards for hunting purposes.
[30.01.2017] Read more
Assessment of risks to animal health and biodiversity from import and farming of Australian red claw crayfish

Assessment of risks to animal health and biodiversity from import and farming of Australian red claw crayfish

It seems unlikely that the Australian red claw clayfish will establish reproductive populations under Norwegian climate conditions, but hitchhiker organisms and infectious agents could potentially follow the import, and unless managed, may pose risks to biodiversity and aquatic animal health. This is the conclusion in a risk assessment from the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM).
[30.11.2016] Read more