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Environmental management in Tasmania: better off dead?

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Tasmania is Australia’s island state. It has been isolated from the Australian mainland for millennia, and its biota exhibit a high degree of endemism. Tasmania was the final refuge for the world’s largest marsupial carnivore, the thylacine. After tens of millennia of co-existence with the Tasmanian aborigines, the thylacine was successfully exterminated. This was the culmination of a century-long bounty program starting in 1830. The last thylacine died in captivity in 1936. From 1952 Tasmani...

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Published
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Not peer reviewed
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10.1007/978-4-431-53989-6_12

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Anthropology and Museum Ethnography,School of - Social & Cultural Anthropology,Institute of

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Springer Publisher's website
Pages:
153-168
Host title:
Island futures: conservation and development across the Asia-Pacific region
Publication date:
2011
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uuid:fa780987-846c-4ab3-bc66-513ce8069f8c
Local pid:
ora:5610
ISBN:
4431539883

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