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Savannah cats banned

Savannah cats have now been banned in Australia by Environment Minister Peter Garrett after receiving over 500 public submissions on the issue.

Savannah Cats (review)

For this Forum, Penelope Marshall led us through a work in progress on the current troubled importation of the Savannah Cat into Australia. This involved stepping back from the controversy to look at how this case depicts tangled webs of failing governance and deliberation, alongside the problematic consequences of humanities project of modernity and ethical dilemmas at the heart of how we think the world should be.

The Price of Pre-ecological Policy Inertia: 10,000 hectares of dead Red gums?

This Friday, David Eastburn (Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU) will be leading a discussion on ‘The Price of Pre-ecological Policy Inertia: 10 000 hectares of dead Red gums?’ David will be taking us deep into the conundrums around how the socio-ecological/ economic systems of the Lowbidgee have operated historically and of today, and as drawing from what he has learnt in both employment and study in and around the Lowbidgee.