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Petition - Stop Australia's Sick Plans to Massacre Cats With Poison-Dropping Drones
Animals  (tags: christmas island, feral cats, population control, poisoning, alternative methods, huge suffering, animal welfare laws, animal rights, prevention of killings, prevention of cruelty to animals, stronger protection, compassion over killings )

- 494 days ago -
Christmas Island is a small 52 square mile island off the northwest coast of Australia. The Australian government estimates there are "hundreds of feral cats" on the island and has allotted nearly AU $2 million to inhumanely shoot, trap, and poison...
Revealed: How Red Crabs on Christmas Island Are Able to Complete Their Mammoth Migration
Animals  (tags: red crabs, Christmas Island, mammoth migration, animals, beaches )

- 3182 days ago -
It is one of the wonders of the natural world and also one of its most puzzling.Every year, millions of tiny red crabs make the arduous trek five kilometres to breed on the beaches of Christmas Island.
Caught Short on Camera: Whale Shark's Underwater Waste Yields 'Scientific Gold'
Animals  (tags: christmas island, marine wildlife, whale shark, science, poo, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 3841 days ago -
Catching an elusive whale shark as big as a bus taking a toilet break may not excite the average nature lover. But for one researcher it was a rare opportunity to collect a poo sample from the world's biggest fish. Dr Mark Meekan said they had struck 's
Christmas Island Rats Wiped Out By Disease
Animals  (tags: christmas island, animals, rodents, rats, disease, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans )

- 3851 days ago -
Disease can wipe out an entire species, reveals a new study on rats native to Australia's Christmas Island, which fell prey to "hyperdisease conditions" caused by a pathogen that led to the rodents' extinction. The study, published in the latest issue

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