Oh no not me again!

Subject: Oh no not me again!
From: Russell Woodford <>
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 1995 11:34:46 +1000 (EST)
In the latest VicGroup letter (comes with The Bird Observer for Vic's) 
Marilyn Hewish  talks about the extinctions in Hawaii, caused mainly by 
introductions.  "The tragic history of Hawaii's biota should serve as a 
lesson for another island with a rich natural flora and fauna and 
besieged with mass introductions - Australia ... The vast expanse of 
Australia has bought some time for its unique plants and animals but, 
unless it is used wisely, the end result may be a continent-sized version 
of Hawaii." (VicGrouup Newsletter No. 36: p.5)

Very well put, and a frightening analogy.

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