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Ecological connectivity or barrier fence? Critical choices on the agricultural margins of Western Australia
journal contributionposted on 2014-09-01, 00:00 authored by K Bradby, James FitzsimonsJames Fitzsimons, A Del Marco, Don DriscollDon Driscoll, Euan RitchieEuan Ritchie, J Lau, C J A Bradshaw, R J Hobbs
Western Australia's State Barrier Fence represents a continuation of colonial era attitudes that considered kangaroos, emus and dingoes as 'vermin'. Recent plans to upgrade and extend the Barrier Fence have shown little regard for ecological impacts or statutory environmental assessment processes.