In Australia, conventional conservation wisdom has stated that in order to save the small indigenous mammals, it's necessary to kill invasive predators. But is it? Today on the show, we follow environmental writer Emma Marris as she explores the concept, and possible limits, of compassionate conservationism.
Check out The Atlantic’s series, Life Up Close, where Emma Marris originally wrote about compassionate conservation.
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