Tasmanian Foxes

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Subject: Tasmanian Foxes
From: "Robert Read" <>
Date: Sat, 9 Mar 2002 14:50:03 +0930
There was an item about Tasmanian foxes on today's  Science Show with
interviews with Nick Mooney and Professor Roger Short.
The program will be repeated 7:30 PM on Monday.
There is a short summary at
Unfortunately the opening sentence of the summary is quite inaccurate and is
not what was said on the program.  Standards at the ABC have definitely

Proffessor Short commented on the lack of interest shown by Dr David Kemp,
Minister for the Environment.

The real problem is the failure of governments to act decisively.

If anyone on this list has not written to Kemp already, please consider
doing so as a matter of urgency, see David Geering's posting yesterday.  If
you cannot find time to write a letter to make your feelings known you are
part of the problem.

There was also an interesting item on Bird Song on the Science Show.

Robert Read
Alice Springs

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