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Department of Conservation Tackles Rats …

The Department of Conservation claims it needs to aerially broadcast New Zealand forests with the deadly pesticide 1080, to kill plagues of rats. In this video clip you get a glimpse of what happens when 1080 poison is used to control rats … <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZMvdXlFSbRY?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

Why is TbFree Poisoning Kea Habitat?

TbFree, formerly the Animal Health Board (AHB), explains: “Despite having a very low human health risk now, bovine TB is still regarded as an unwanted disease in New Zealand because of the negative consumer perceptions and adverse market reactions it could generate. High levels of TB would also cause significant production losses for New Zealand […]