The commercial kangaroo industry’s inherent cruelty

Improving the humaneness of commercial kangaroo harvesting 2014 Download at https://rirdc.infoservices.com.au/items/13-116 The above research shows that the public believe commercial harvesting is an acceptable form of kangaroo management, as long as it is done by professional and skilled shooters, and the carcases are used rather than wasted. The suffering of kangaroos must also be minimised, and the most humane methods

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Save Endangered Black Cockatoos from Extinction

Target: Greg Hunt, Australian Minister for the Environment Goal: Stop the destruction of endangered black cockatoos’ habitat The lives of thousands of endangered Carnaby’s black cockatoos are being threatened in Western Australia due to ongoing habitat destruction by the Australian government. If this unnecessary destruction continues, the entire species could quickly become extinct. At least 4,000 endangered Carnaby’s black cockatoos

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Sharks: 450 million years of survival, but may be gone within decades

Researchers found that up to a quarter of the planet’s well-known marine species, from the Mediterranean monk seal to the Pondicherry shark, are in danger of being wiped out. This overturns the conventional scientific wisdom that marine species are far safer than other terrestrial species. In each case, between 20 and 25 per cent of species are threatened with extinction

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Dugongs and Sea Turtles are still being slaughtered in Australia under Native Title

author: Colin Riddell Many people don’t realize it, but The Native Title Act of 1993 section 211 still allows the hunting of endangered and vulnerable species within our country. You can follow the campaign live on Colinwhocares Riddell on facebook. Dugongs, turtles and over fifty other Australian animals are hunted and inhumanely slaughtered in large numbers, under the guise of

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Possible Federal Government EPBC de-listing of endangered species – Southern Brown Bandicoot.

In 2014, a Mammal Action Plan (MAP) was set up by the Federal Government Environment Department under authority of Minister Greg Hunt. Among many recommendations put forward by the MAP, five early recommendations included Isoodon obesulus obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot (South-East)) which has been tentatively recommended to be de-listed from EPBC protection. The reason given was that there have been

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