13 Mar 2017

Killing for Conservation

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:38 pm on 13 March 2017
From left to right, a stoat, rat, and possum.

From left to right, a stoat, rat, and possum. Photo: 123RF

Are native species 'good' and exotic 'bad'?

Dr Wayne Linklater is an associate professor of conservation science at Victoria University of Wellington. He's concerned that we are giving children mixed messages when it comes to conservation, by pushing the idea that all exotic plants and animals are bad.