Sessional Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development Written Submissions Received Volume 2 Issues associated with the progressive entry into the Northern Territory of Cane Toads October 2003
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Ecological Society of Australia Written Submissions Cane Toad Inquiry Report Volume 2 92 introduction of additional exotic species and the spread of existing exotic species should be subject to very stringent regulation. The Ecological Society of Australia is in a position to develop and co-ordinate national research priorities into cane toad ecology, impacts and remediation, in a neutral political environment. To begin this process, the ESA is prepared to host a meeting that would elaborate on recent toad research, bringing together a wide range of experts from around the country. The meeting would help to foster the synergy needed to develop a national approach to research, and for setting research priorities. Submission prepared by: Don Driscoll, University of Tasmania Other contributors: Ross Alford, James Cook University; Rob Floyd, CSIRO Entomology; Gordon Grigg, University of Queensland; Meri Oakwood, University of New England; Deborah Pergolotti, Frog Decline Reversal Project Inc; Jonathan Webb, University of Sydney. Final version endorsed by the ESA Council: 14th May 2003.
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