Feral animals cause severe damage to Australian wildlife and ecosystems. We strongly advocate eradication and control of feral animal populations to protect environmental values. Is recreational hunting effective for feral animal control?
A preliminary assessment of a Victorian State Government plan inviting expressions of interest from landholders to take part in a scheme to facilitate recreational hunting of quail, duck and deer on private properties.
In this ground-breaking report author Tim Low warns that most plants being promoted as biofuels in Australia are serious weeds that should not be grown. As well as the full report there is also a summary report available for download.
Strengthening environmental biosecurity – stopping new species arriving and establishing and limiting the harm caused by the worst invasive species – must be a priority of the highest order to save Australian species.
Australia has the worst mammal extinction record in the world, due mainly to invasive species like foxes and feral cats.
With Eucalyptus rust now invading the eastern seaboard, Asian honeybees in Queensland and ongoing pest, weed and disease spread, invasive threats are growing.
The Invasive Species Council is the main conservation group pressuring governments to do more about weeds, pests and diseases that threaten the nature of Australia.
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