Letters February 4 2012

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4th February, 2012
TREE CRISIS What was barely touched on in the article on kauri dieback (“Kauri killer”, January 28) was the main cause of this disaster … lack of biodiversity. Famed Scottish poet Robbie Burns wrote in 1786: “I’m truly sorry man’s dominion/Has broken Nature’s social union …” Before colonisation, our forests were kept healthy by the myriad creatures (birds, invertebrates, insects, etc) that have now disappeared. Where is the dawn chorus? Where are the kiwi, huia, ...

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