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Japan’s defacto commercial whaling continues, exploiting Australia’s free trade agreement

Japan’s plan to kill nearly 4000 more Minke whales in the Antarctic is at odds with an International Court of Justice ruling against it.    Scientists are not easily fooled, and are excluded from consultation. Young Minke Whales are easy targets to whale hunters, because they often approach ships out of curiosity. Japan’s proposal to continue their harpooning of thousand of

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The Southern Brown Bandicoot Dilemma- Hans Brunner

The SBB dilemma For the last 13 years, the nationally endangered Southern Brown Bandicoot has been proclaimed with great hype and expectation as a flagship species in the local biosphere region. They were still prevalent on the Mornington Peninsula and in the Frankston area including the Pines. Sadly, because of incompetence and to a degree of unwillingness by DEPI and

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My response to “LOOKING AFTER THE BUSH: ECOSYSTEMS NEED PREDATORS” By Hans Brunner

Dr. Jeff Yugovic, a highly respected botanist, insists that “Ecosystems need predators”, as he is seriously concerned that the browsing by ring-tail possums threatens to destroys all of the tree canopies on the Mornington Peninsula and declares it to be a looming disaster. He states in his draft “that there is a “possum plague” and tree health has seriously deteriorated”.

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Media Release: WILDLIFE PLANNING OFFICER SAYS “DON’T’ CULL ROOS; PLAN WILDLIFE CORRIDORS!”

 “Avoid culling roos for development by planning wildlife corridors,” says Craig Thomson, AWPC’s new Wildlife Planning Officer. Today, 7 December 2015, the Australian Wildlife Protection Council (AWPC) announced its appointment of Mr Craig Thomson, of Wildlife Ecosystems Retention and Restoration, as their Wildlife Planning Officer. “It’s a great privilege to work with AWPC,” said Mr Thomson. “Currently with land clearing

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Kangaroos must be “culled” for urban sprawl

A wildlife “consultant” has called for a radical new plan to cull kangaroos along Melbourne’s urban fringe before there is any more housing development.  What’s “radical” about this solution to wildlife?  Due to lack of vision, foresight and planning, it means killing them! This new “plan” is about caving into the whims of property developers, and the plans of our

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Help CLOSE Koala Park Sanctuary in Sydney, Australia

One of Australia’s oldest animal parks, Koala Park Sanctuary in the north-western Sydney suburb of west Pennant Hills, has pleaded guilty to three charges of ill treatment of their animals. This is on top of receiving numerous other defects over the years from Department of Primary Industries which placed defect notices to the park for ageing and dirty animal exhibits,

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