NZ's war on stoats, rats and possums
It is New Zealand's equivalent to walking on the Moon: a bold plan to rid the country of non-native predators within 35 years.
Three main imported and unwanted offenders have been identified:
stoats rats possums Also in the government's cross-hairs are:
ferrets weasels mice hedgehogs "We have announced the predator-free New Zealand 2050 goal because we have no choice," Maggie Barry, the minister of conservation, told the BBC.
"If we delay, the problem will only get worse.
"More than 2,000 species are at risk because of these predators.
"The issue is particularly... read more
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