Playing God with threatened species

To: Dave Torr <>
Subject: Playing God with threatened species
From: Denise Goodfellow <>
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2014 07:15:41 +0930
According to my research on US birders, the keenest are often least likely to 
be particularly conservation-minded.

Denise Lawungkurr  Goodfellow
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Darwin River, NT, Australia 0841

PhD candidate, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW.

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On 9 Sep 2014, at 6:15 am, Dave Torr <> wrote:

> When questioned most people say they are willing to support "good causes".
> They even say they will vote for politicians who will support such things.
> But in practice relatively few do - if the figures quoted in the article
> were actually representative of reality then BirdLife Australia - surely
> one of the major "bird conservation" bodies in the country - would have a
> much larger income and supporter base than it actually has. And perhaps the
> makeup of our parliaments would be a little different.
> On 9 September 2014 04:14, Julian Bielewicz <> wrote:
>> Greetings All
>> I suspect that Dave is sadly on the right track; to give one has to care
>> first.
>> Cheers
>> Julian
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