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Island eradications a conservation ‘silver bullet’? – Expert Reaction

John Kerr posted in on March 22nd, 2016.

New Zealand is leading the world when it comes to preserving islands’ unique and fragile wildlife by eliminating invasive mammals, according to new research. The international team of researchers, including several New Zealanders, systematically assessed the global impact of eradicating invasive mammals, such as rats, goats and cats, from islands. Their findings, published today in […]

The Red List: World’s mammal’s in crisis

Peter Griffin posted in on October 13th, 2008.

Read the full set of reports from the IUCN here. News wrap: New Scientist: World’s mammals are in crisis, Red List reveals AFP: Half of mammals ‘in decline’, says extinction ‘Red List’ Daily Mail: A quarter of the world’s mammals risk extension, says conservation group Reuters: Hunting puts mammals at risk

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