Scientists say Australian plan to cull up to 10,000 wild horses doesn’t go far enough

From Nature, 1 November 2021: Up to 10,000 feral horses might be killed or removed from Australia’s largest alpine national park under a draft plan to control the rapidly growing population of non-native animals. Scientists have welcomed the idea of removing them, but are alarmed that the plan still allows for thousands to remain, threatening Continue reading Scientists say Australian plan to cull up to 10,000 wild horses doesn’t go far enough

In Australia’s Snowy Mountains, a battle over brumbies

From Undark magazine, 25 July 2018: The peatlands that drape the high, treeless slopes surrounding Australia’s tallest peak form a natural archive. “They are unusual bits of landscape in that they actually record their own history,” says Geoffrey Hope, an environmental historian at the Australian National University, who has been studying these unique bogs for Continue reading In Australia’s Snowy Mountains, a battle over brumbies