The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Assessment Report on the Sustainable Use of Wild Species 

“The IPBES Assessment Report on the Sustainable Use of Wild Species is the result of four years of work by 85 leading experts from the natural and social sciences, and holders of indigenous and local knowledge, as well as 200 contributing authors, drawing on more than 6,200 sources. It was specifically requested by, among others, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). It also has immediate relevance to the work of the Convention on

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Petitions to the European Parliament to ban EU imports of kangaroo products do more harm than good

In the absence of a commercial industry, increased conservation and pest culling (with poorer animal welfare outcomes) would still need to occur to manage the populations of certain species.

  • A strictly regulated and ethical commercial industry has the ability to make use of kangaroos that would otherwise need to be discarded.
  • It ensures kangaroos are harvested humanely by licensed and qualified shooters, in sustainable numbers.
  • Instead of banning products, any issues need to be addressed through research –
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