A biologist and chemist have teamed up to develop the breakthrough technology – a poison-filled implant which will make Australia’s native animals toxic to the relentless predators.
They may look romantic, but coconut palms are an invasive weed that needs to be kept in check.
Keeping non-native reptiles as pets is against the law – with good reason. Alien species traded on the black market can potentially establish themselves in the wild if they are released or escape.
Eradicating feral animals from islands can be expensive, but new research shows where to get the biggest bang for our buck.