1) Numerous essays about New Zealand’s brutal slaughter of non-native and native wildlife can be seen here and in the essays below. It’s important to note that scientists and non-scientists alike agree that New Zealand’s war on wildlife in not only unethical, but also unscientific.
Dalton, Jane. The link is established between serial killers and animal cruelty. The Independent, July 30, 2019.
2) Links for the essays below are provided here.
New Zealand Continues to Have Major Animal Welfare Issues.
Accusations of “Invasive Species Denialism” Are Flawed.
“Why Is It Wrong to Not Want to Kill Animals?”
What if New Zealand’s War on Wildlife Included Primates?
The “It’s OK to Kill Animals Humanely” Apology Doesn’t Work.
New Zealand Kids Get Into Killing Animals and Love Doing It.
Killing Animals Is “Weirdly Addictive” Says New Zealander.
It’s a Ghastly Time to Be a Bunny in New Zealand.
Teaching New Zealand Kids to Kill Animals Is Very Worrisome.
Youngsters Encouraged to Kill Possum Joeys in New Zealand.
New Zealand Kids Kill Possums for Fun and Games.
Long-Term Effects of Violence Toward Animals by Youngsters.
Violence Toward Animals: “Can You Please Help My Daughter?”
New Zealand’s “Possum Stomp” vs. Compassionate Conservation, Individual Well-Being, and Ethics
Does Everybody Really Hate Possums? The Bandwagon Effect.
Rather Than Kill Animals “Softly,” Don’t Kill Them at All.
Compassionate Conservation Isn’t Seriously or Fatally Flawed. (Contains numerous references about compassionate conservation.)
The Clean Pet Food Revolution Will Change the World. (An interview with the authors of a riveting new book about pet food consumption and its effect on nonhumans and the planet as a whole.)
The Animals’ Agenda: An interview About Animal Well-Being.
Animals Need More Freedom, Not Bigger Cages.
Compassionate Conservation Isn’t Veiled Animal Liberation.
Anthropomorphism Favors Coexistence, Not Deadly Domination. (Contains many references about compassionate conservation.)
Eason, C., A. Miller, S. Ogilvie & A. Fairweather. An updated review of the toxicology and ecotoxicology of sodium fluoroacetate (in New Zealand. Journal of Ecology, 35, No. 1, pp. 1-20, 2011.
Flora and Fauna of Aotearoa. New Zealand Government 1080 Poison Tests Flawed. Scoop, 2019.
McQueen, F. M. F. The Quiet Forest: The Case Against Aerial 1080. Tross Publishing, 2017.
Morris, Michael C. Predator Free New Zealand and the ‘War’ on Pests: Is it a just War? Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 2019.
O’Callaghan, Jody. Conservationist Jane Goodall says ‘more humane ways’ than 1080 to deal with invasive species. Stuff, May 28, 2019.
Palmer, Scott. What is 1080, and why do people oppose it? Newshub, 2018.
Robinson, Reihana. The Killing Nation: New Zealand’s State-Sponsored Addiction to Poison 1080. Off the Common Books, 2017.
TheGrafBoys. Cows & Endangered Birds Poisoned in Taranaki Aerial Drop. (New Zealand)
Wallach, Arian, et al. Summoning compassion to address the challenges of conservation. Conservation Biology, 2018.
Wallingford, Golde. New Zealand, The Poisoned Nation.
3) For more information on the link between violence toward nonhumans and violence toward humans click here.
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