In Australia, invasive species are one of the most ubiquitous and severe threats to biodiversity. We are notorious for having lost by far the highest number of mammals in recent times, with foxes and cats in most of these extinctions.
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.