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Phillip Island, South Pacific

 

 ISBN 9780980652802

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Probable original condition before pigs were released in 1793

 

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Vegetation in a similar situation on Norfolk Island 10 km away

 

 

 

 

 

 

Condition in 1979 after damage by pigs, goats and rabbits

Phillip Island was almost devoid of vegetation, apart from a few remnant trees, by 1900.  Its appearance did not change between 1900 and 1980, apart from erosion.

 

 

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Condition in 2008 after eradication of rabbits in 1986

 

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