Re: Wildlife Harvesting

Subject: Re: Wildlife Harvesting
From: Steve Murphy <>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 1998 16:07:22 +1000 (EST)
On 8/3 David Geering wrote:
"I have, however, yet to see anyone argue for any real positive outcomes
arising from the harvesting of bird species, such as Red-tailed Black

There is an argument that if we harvest and sell species which prone to
illegal harvesting (like Red-tailed Blacks), then we will swamp the market,
thereby reducing the incentive for illegal poaching.
 Steve Murphy
 Division of Botany and Zoology
 Australian National University
 Canberra ACT Australia 0200
 Ph 02 62494074                

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