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Stop the use of 1080 poison
Petition Background (Preamble):
She died a terrible, slow and agonising death which was inhumane and unethical, as well as a deeply disturbing tragedy for us.
The facts on 1080 are as follows.
*1080 kills everything that breaths;
*1080 kills everything that ingests it, not just target species;
*1080 can be moved by birds & foxes onto private land;
*carcasses of 1080 victims are poisonous to scavenger species;
*1080 is a highly persistent poison & can remain lethal for over a year in dry times;
*1080 is an environmental poison;
*No investigation has been undertaken to determine the effects of 1080 on the environment;
*The N.S.W. Governmaent is trialling aerial baiting in remote areas;
*1080 is banned in all other countries except Australia & New Zealand.
The Stop the use of 1080 poison petition to The Premier of N.S.W., the Hon. Mr. Barry O'Farrell was written by Jennifer Smith-Coburn and is in the category Animal Welfare at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: 1080, poison, poison baits, wild dogs, wild dog baiting, fox baiting, feral animals, pest species, aerial baiting