Environmental management in Tasmania: better off dead?
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...Expand abstract
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- Citation: Paull, J. (2011). Environmental management in Tasmania: better off dead? In: Baldacchino, G. & Niles, D. (eds.) Island Futures: Conservation and Development Across the Asia-Pacific Region (Chapter 12: 153-168) Tokyo: Springer. The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com.