Only one species to worry about

Voter toon

In March 2005, I traveled down to Melbourne to meet with John Thwaites advisor on forests. He seemed impressed by the economic arguments I presented but when it came to ecological issues – he wasn’t so interested. The very distinct impression given was that there’s only one species they worry about, and that’s the marginal voter!

We’ve always known that but it’s good to have it reinforced.

 

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