Protecting Animals in Emergency - Don’t Forget the Chickens!!

In this week’s show, we talk with Dr Mel Taylor about protecting our animals in emergency situations and look at some new research that shows a plant-based food system would be much better for our environment.

For more on what Dr Mel Taylor was talking about, please see: http://theconversation.com/seven-ways-to-protect-your-pets-in-an-emergency-83484

Here is the Facebook link for Blue ARC: https://www.facebook.com/BlueARCAnimalReadyCommunity/?hc_ref=ARR1r9hQ5T9vao4ewT2CezX57oz2ZsWl9fwgY64O34ZLMUZGpISdRm5y75tV-lhDtKQ&fref=nf#

The Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC project webpage is here: https://www.bnhcrc.com.au/research/hazard-resilience/237

For more information about Dr Mel Taylors research, see 'Hazard Note': http://www.bnhcrc.com.au/hazardnotes/35

The research paper discussed is open access so anyone can read it! Greedy or needy? Land use and climate impacts of food in 2050 under different livestock futures - http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378016306872