Environment

Saving the rhino

Posted on: Sun 3 Mar 2019

Firstly foxes, rabbits and then cane toads. Australia has certainly learnt its lesson with introduced species, but now a proposal is being suggested, that has a more thought out strategy and a nobler goal. That goal is aid in the preservation of the world’s rhinoceros population.

One proponent of the idea is Bill Laurance, Distinguished Research Professor and Director of the Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science at James Cook University. He speaks to Barometer’s Des Lawrence.

The case for introducing rhinos to Australia

Produced by Des Lawrence

Flickr image: Dennis Jarvis

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