Hi all if your out there ?!!
What's happened ? This is the last message downloaded to my system
hectic few days of debate re duck slaughter. It's timed/dated Wed, 24
14:23:57 +1000. All has ceased abruptly ! Have the pro hunting
activists jammed our server or what ?!!!
S Cooney wrote:
> A few last thoughts from me.
> I hope I didn't give the impression that duck shooters
were the only
> humanoid threat to our environment and nor do I want to
imply that the
> problems Homo sapiens sapiens have caused are easy to fix.
They are not.
> And habitat degradation is obviously a very tough one.
> I thought David James comment on ethics was spot on.
Maybe we will look
> back on this discussion as an embarrassing aberration of
> western culture. I hope so.
> The birds collected from the wetlands were placed on
display at Parliament
> House in Victoria and I am sure the Laurie Levy provides
> afraid of publicity (good luck to him) I have no doubt he
will make these
> statistics known.
> As for fishing I do not approve of cruelty to fish, like
birds or any other
> animal. This may be out of the field of this forum, but I
> many of the tagged and released fish later die either from
> predation as a result of their experience. This might the
time to say that
> I do advocate animals rights and I am not even a
vegetarian, let alone a
> vegan. I do however, attempt to buy cruelty free products
> boycott products and companies that do not show good
> in this area. This costs me more money often, but that is
> price I can pay for the well-being, even if only short
lived, of an animal.
> This cause has not been fought and won either, concerned
people need to
> keep up the pressure.
> But Tony for Niven brings it back to a crucial point, what
are we going to
> do about. We must lobby out Pollies, write letters,
become informed, tell
> our friends. I have heard people say that the tide is
turning, lets keep
> up the pressure to ensure that this isn't just wishful
thinking on my
> Stuart Cooney
> P.S. My dad was the grey bearded man behind Laurie and
appeared on several
> news stories in the background and I don't think my aunty
appeared on TV
> this year.
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