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crafting for a koala cause

Adam France is krafting for the koala kause

K is for koalas Our cosy and beloved – yet disappearing and nearly dead friends. Koalas are too cute to be true, but when turned into bloodied and smashed roadkill they loose points on presentation. Humans have helped kill almost 90% of the population and it’s time we think about saving them. Crafting for their…read more

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rascal the racoon

How Rascal Created a Real-Life Invasive Army

Here’s an interesting piece on how a cartoon turned the raccoon into an invasive species on the island of Japan. If only the koala had this kind of support in the community! How a Kids’ Cartoon Created a Real-Life Invasive Army POSTED BY JASON G. GOLDMAN ON SEP 18, 2013 Tales of monsters invading Japan…read more

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Koala Land exhibition invite

Koala Land at UTS DAB LAB Research Gallery

Please join us this Wednesday 21 August 6-8pm for the opening of Koala Land, an exhibition by Mark Gerada. Level 4 courtyard, UTS Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, 730 Harris St, Ultimo See how innovative visual communication design can influence government, industry and the general public by raising awareness around the issues of the…read more

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Mark Gerada Illustration 1 - Lock dogs up at night

Report Preview : Lock Dogs Up At Night

  Image Source : Mark Gerada The Koala Coast koala populations dropped by 68% in the ten years leading up to 2008. According to the Department of Environment and Resource Management’s Koala Coast Koala Population Report 2010, a comprehensive survey of the koala population showed that it dropped by more than 50% between 2005 and…read more

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Bromley bear koala tree chop

Vintage Australian books with koalas

Here’s a wonderful collection of vintage Australian books featuring the koala via the Vintage Cobweb.   Kenny the Koala, Joy Series Books, 1941 Beautiful vintage Australiana illustration from 1941.   The Adventures of Bromley Bear Bromley has a friend called Koala who is featured in some of the stories, see what they get up to…read more

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The Koala, Australia

In the process of making her motion graphic, The Koala, Australia, Huan Zhang was shocked to discover how little people knew about koalas. Produced for her Master of Design at University of Technology Sydney, Huan decided to simply use data comparing human and koala habitats in her animation to highlight how bad the situation has…read more

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Koala’s Dream

You You’s moving short video was created as a part of his Master of Design at University of Technology Sydney, and was a proposal for Peta. You You, who is from China, says that this video is sad, because the world is sad. Animals are helpless, and humans can be cruel. Reality needs to change.

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We all need oxygen

I love this image created by Harrylmazrin Harun as a part of her Master of Design at University of Technology Sydney. Harrylmazrin, from Malaysia, explains that her image, which was part of a series of posters, is a wakeup call for people to think about the effects of urbanization on nature. She wants us to…read more

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New posters for the AKF?

For a project for her Master of Design at University of Technology Sydney, Qian Meng proposes a beautiful series of new posters for the Australian Koala Foundation. The posters read; “Did you know that the koala’s fingerprint and the human’s fingerprint are almost the same?” “Have you ever carefully looked at your fingerprint? Did you…read more

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Zombie fighting koalas

Master of Design student Jie Chun Wang from the University of Technology Sydney has developed a proposal for an iPod game called SPK – Super Powered Koala. Through SPK, Jie Chun, who is from China, wants to educate children around the world about the plight of the koala, and believes that the best way to…read more

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