From the visualization of the word cloud, the heated vocabularies have discussed around the brumbies are “Feral” “Argued”, “Maguire”, “Shooting” and “Damage”.
Due to the fact of the excessive increase of feral horses at the high country national parks, the damage has been done permanently to Victoria’s high country’s ecosystem. Based on the results of these sentiment data collections from the public, we noticed the Victoria government is requiring an effective solution urgently, and “shooting” are the most frequent methods that appeared throughout our analysis.
Compassionate conservationists believe no animal should be killed in the name of conservation. This idea is a death knell for Australia's native species.
Small mammals in northern Australia have been rapidly vanishing for the last 30 years, and scientists weren't sure why. Now, a major new study found feral livestock are largely to blame.
Expanding numbers of feral horses roaming the Australian Alps threaten the alp's ecosystems, soils and unique species.
Victoria's new plan to control feral horses aims to remove up to 400 a year from the eastern Alps. But without considering aerial culling, the plan seems unlikely to get to grips with the problem.
A new study of ancient Botai horses turns our knowledge about wild and domestic horses on its head.
Failing to cull feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park may end up promoting environmental destruction while actually increasing the horses' suffering.
This pie chart shows the percentage of people whose attitude towards brumbies is positive, neutral and negative separately.
Positive means the public wants to preserve brumbies as part of the history and culture of Victoria’s high country.
Neutral means the public sees the brumbies as Victorian species.
Negative means the public sees the brumbies as a threat to Victorian high-country enviroment.
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