Improving interactions between animal rights groups and conservation biologists.

  title={Improving interactions between animal rights groups and conservation biologists.},
  author={Dan Perry and Gad Perry},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  volume={22 1},
Invasive species are often considered to be a major threat to biodiversity, leading conservation biologists to often recommend their complete eradication. Animal rights groups typically categorically oppose killing animals, and their opposition has brought eradication attempts of gray squirrels in northern Italy (Europe) and mute swans in Vermont to a halt. As a result native red squirrels may disappear from Europe and ecosystem-wide impacts are expected to be caused by the swan. In contrast… CONTINUE READING
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