Should deer’s impact on crops, woodlands, and marshes be reduced by culling?

Should deer’s impact on crops, woodlands, and marshes be reduced by culling?

In 2021, the deer population in the United Kingdom has exploded. With the pandemic, deer hunting decreased and the market for venison reduced thanks to pandemic-induced restaurant closures. Now experts are debating a cull of the deer, the New York Times reported. Scientists note that deer are decimating plant life that other species eat. “Heavy browsing […]

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Tasmania’s Greens Beach Golf Club gets approval to shoot wallabies amid ‘destruction’ of course greens

Tasmania’s Greens Beach Golf Club gets approval to shoot wallabies amid ‘destruction’ of course greens

A Tasmanian golf club is set to begin culling wallabies and rabbits due to “excessive droppings” and “destruction” of the course’s greens, a move that has angered animal welfare advocates. The Greens Beach Golf Club in the state’s north has been granted a “crop protection permit” from the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and […]

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