Nick Mooney

There continues to be skuttlebut about the effect of 1080 fox baiting on spotted-tailed quolls as last trotted out by Ivan Dean in his recent speech to parliament, that gentleman referring to work done on mainland Australia. The latest research and review of the issue …

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… clearly shows Mr Dean has again been poorly informed. Please note this new research was based on aerial baiting using fresh meat with 6mg of 1080. In Tasmania we bury dried meat containing only 3 mg of 1080 so our impacts on spotted-tailed quolls would be even less, if one can have less than no detectable effect. This research vindicates the risk assessment and observations on 1080 fox baiting and spotted-tailed quoll in Tasmania as I outlined on Tasmanian Times …

Foxes, quolls, devils and 1080

Earlier, by Nick Mooney …

Shades of Inconvenient Truth
Fox: Sure, it will be too late
Foxes: How do you feel about taking that risk?
Foxes: Wrong!
The Fox and the Sceptic

Earlier, by David Obendorf …

David Obendorf