https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/tbfree1.jpg 530 800 Dr J.C. Pollard, BSc (Hons), PhD, Zoology https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/logo1-300x79.jpg Dr J.C. Pollard, BSc (Hons), PhD, Zoology2020-06-11 22:12:282020-06-15 04:58:50Open letter to IUCN World Headquarters – Government poisoning of World Heritage sites in NZ
I am writing to bring your attention to the serious issue of the New Zealand Government’s aerial poisoning of a World Heritage site and hope that you will urgently contact the World Heritage Committee so they may act on this matter.
https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Keas-1-1.jpg 500 1700 https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/logo1-300x79.jpg 2020-05-05 00:47:192020-06-13 01:30:51Tragedy of kea easily avoided
In 1979 scientist Eric Spurr warned that wide scale poisoning of New Zealand with compound 1080, intended to kill introduced mammals, was actually killing kea and many other animals. It took decades before NZ’s Department of Conservation (DoC) finally began to monitor kea deaths from 1080 poisoning.
https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/tbfree1.jpg 530 800 vicki https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/logo1-300x79.jpg vicki2014-07-05 20:56:432019-06-21 23:43:26Why is TbFree Poisoning Kea Habitat?
TbFree, formerly the Animal Health Board (AHB), explains: “Despite…
https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/kea-nesting.jpg 356 565 Dr J.C. Pollard, BSc (Hons), PhD, Zoology https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/logo1-300x79.jpg Dr J.C. Pollard, BSc (Hons), PhD, Zoology2014-07-05 20:14:302019-06-20 00:30:26Endangered Kea harrassed by DOC
To monitor effects of 1080 poisoning, Kea are harrassed during…
https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/nz-flag.jpg 286 587 Dr J.C. Pollard, BSc (Hons), PhD, Zoology https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/logo1-300x79.jpg Dr J.C. Pollard, BSc (Hons), PhD, Zoology2014-07-05 09:45:342019-06-20 00:30:57Why is the NZ Government poisoning Kea?
The Department of Conservation (DoC) explains: “High levels…
https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/kea-small.jpg 584 600 vicki https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/logo1-300x79.jpg vicki2014-07-04 21:43:032019-06-21 23:43:41The Kea, the world’s only mountain parrot, needs your help!
Playing with these big parrots, in car parks and at ski fields,…
https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/NZ-4.jpg 500 1700 Dr Alexis Mari Peitak https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/logo1-300x79.jpg Dr Alexis Mari Peitak2014-05-24 08:32:382019-06-20 00:32:06A Critical Look at Aerial-Dropped, Poison-Laced Food in New Zealand’s Forest Ecosystems
Each year, New Zealand aerially distributes massive quantities…
https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/NZ-14.jpg 500 1700 Murray Dench https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/logo1-300x79.jpg Murray Dench2014-05-22 08:46:142019-07-02 22:53:19Why is there an argument over 1080?
For many decades New Zealand has been racked by arguments over the widespread use of aerial 1080 poison. Both sides of the argument are supported by intelligent and committed conservationists so why can’t consensus be found when both sides care deeply about the birds and the forests.
https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Dog-poisoned-by-1080-1.jpg 500 1700 Dr J.C. Pollard, BSc (Hons), PhD, Zoology https://1080science.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/logo1-300x79.jpg Dr J.C. Pollard, BSc (Hons), PhD, Zoology2011-02-16 02:28:192019-07-02 23:10:30At least 65 dogs in a year poisoned by 1080 in New Zealand
The researchers carried out a postal survey of 125 randomly-selected veterinarians. Fifty-two vets responded and within their practices over a one year period, 65 dogs poisoned by 1080 had been dealt with. Three of the 52 respondents had each treated 10 cases. Only 25% of the treated dogs survived