Via Yahoo news:
It seemed like a good idea at the time: Remove all the feral cats from a famous Australian island to save the native seabirds.
But the decision to eradicate the felines from Macquarie island allowed the rabbit population to explode and, in turn, destroy much of its fragile vegetation that birds depend on for cover, researchers said Tuesday.
Removing the cats from Macquarie "caused environmental devastation" that will cost authorities 24 million Australian dollars ($16.2 million) to remedy, Dana Bergstrom of the Australian Antarctic Division and her colleagues wrote in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Applied Ecology.
And these people have the audacity to lecture us on Global Warming, shrinking habitats and drowning polar bears? Gimme a break. If you're paying attention, you can fairly quickly see through the global climate change scheme. It's just a shell game.
Sadly, the Obama-Oprah Drones aren't that quick on the uptake. That's why we have an inexperienced clown about to be inaugurated.