Injustice : Hidden in plain sight the war on Australian nature kangaroo, koala, emu... hunted, sold, homeless... where lies truce, healing?

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What happened to the globally-beloved kangaroo, koala and other Australian indigenous animals under the beliefs and traditions of colonialism? How did their fate during 200 years of nation building become a fugitive drama of dispossession and disrespect - and what is today's little-known and blood-stained legacy in a world rapidly losing its biodiversity?

Documentary journalist Maria Taylor, author of Global warming and climate change: what Australia knew and buried, unveils a cultural history of warfare against Australia's other indigenous inhabitants. Her investigation exposes David and Goliath battles for the wildlife and nature of Australia - with worldwide echo's. But here also are paths to reconciliation and sharing that meld the ecological and the economic.

Voices in these pages come from citizen activists, first Australians, scientists and authors, farmers and industry whistleblowers.
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  • Paperback | 412 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 21mm | 576g
  • English
  • 0645099333
  • 9780645099331
  • 655,501