7 September 2022

Case Study: The Ethical Cost of Predator Free New Zealand 2050

New Zealand
© Provided by the Jane Goodall Institute Global

During Jane Goodall’s visits to New Zealand she is frequently asked about her position regarding the poison called ‘1080’. This controversial poison is widely used in New Zealand to kill possums, rats and stoats in order to save endangered species. However, 1080 and other poisons are known to cause tremendous suffering to both ‘target’ and ‘non-target’ animals, including dogs. On Dr Goodall’s request, I’ve taken a deep dive into this complex ethical topic. This case study has been provided to the government of New Zealand.

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