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Friends of the Koala care co-ordinator Pat Barnidge is concerned the Pacific Hwy upgrade is impacting the local koala population.

Friends of the koala confirm deaths due to Pacific Highway upgrade

Koalas killed, displaced by Pacific Highway upgrade  Andy Parks 18th Feb 2014 6:00 AM DANGER ZONE: Friends of the Koala care co-ordinator Pat Barnidge is concerned the Pacific Hwy upgrade is impacting the local koala population. WORK on the Pacific Highway near Bangalow and Ewingsdale has been responsible for the deaths of at least four…read more

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New Highway Threatens Protected Koala Populations In Ballina

NEW HIGHWAY THREATENS PROTECTED KOALA POPULATIONS Posted by: Ashleigh Saunders February 10, 2014 in Northern Rivers News     Ballina Council has joined with Friends of the Koala, to fight for a new solution to the current Wardell bypass. The proposed highway upgrade through Blackwall could potentially wipe out the local protected species. Source : http://www.nbnnews.com.au/index.php/2014/02/10/new-highway-threatens-protected-koala-populations/ Calls for more…read more

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MNC Greens spokesperson Carol Vernon and NSW parliamentarian Cate Faehrmann are calling attention to the threat to koalas in Pine Creek State Forest.

Koala threatened if Pine Creek project begins say MNC Greens

Koala threatened if Pine Creek project begins say MNC Greens Comments (1) » Greg White 8th Dec 2013 10:30 AM MNC Greens spokesperson Carol Vernon and NSW parliamentarian Cate Faehrmann are calling attention to the threat to koalas in Pine Creek State Forest. THE community is being urged to contact NSW politicians and draw attention…read more

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The WWF says its tree clearing report has been reviewed by independent ecologists.

Tree clearing plans an ‘environmental disaster’

Tree clearing plans an ‘environmental disaster’ By Francis Tapim, Gail Burke and Alyse Edwards Updated Fri 10 May 2013, 4:43pm AEST PHOTO: The WWF says its tree clearing report has been reviewed by independent ecologists. (ABC TV – file image) MAP: Rockhampton 4700 A new report has found State Government plans to relax tree clearing laws in Queensland would…read more

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Koala habitat at risk from new highway

Koala habitat at risk from new highway December 6, 2013 Comments 21 Tony Moore brisbanetimes.com.au senior reporter      John Bynes at Old Petrie Town where one 300-year-old fig tree will be destroyed. Photo: Tony Moore Koalas will emerge as a political flashpoint in Southeast Queensland in 2014-15 as a Queensland government will again test a proposal to…read more

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Sports field expansion threatens few remaining koalas at Black Rocks

Sportsfield expansion ‘threatens few remaining koalas’ Luis Feliu Residents of Pottsville on the Tweed Coast say development of a proposed sports ground at Black Rocks threatens to wipe out koalas and other wildlife in the area. The greenfield site is in the heart of a wildlife corridor surrounded by native forest of the Pottsville Wetlands,…read more

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Australian Bluegum Plantations admits koala mistreatment

Here is some damning analysis and reporting by the Rainforest Alliance and the Rainforest Stewardship Council. Australian Bluegum Plantations Pty. Ltd. (SW-FM/COC-001327) Assessment and Audits through 2005 (English) PDF - 298 KB Annual Audit 2006 (English) PDF - 138 KB Verification Audit 2007 (English) PDF - 39 KB Annual Audit 2007 (English) PDF - 140 KB Annual Audit 2008 (English) PDF - 429 KB Verification…read more

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Animal Al Mucci relocates a koala from Monterey keys highlighting the need for wildlife corridors

This story really highlights the need for wildlife corridors in new urban developments. Dreamworld’s Al Mucci is on the frontline of koala conservation, yet he regularly sees sick, dead and injured wildlife on the way to work… here’s some slightly more upbeat documentation surrounding this very sad issue. Al relocated a wild koala from a suburban…read more

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A koala sleeps in a tree in the bush, January 2013.

Koala management plans barking up wrong tree, researchers say

Koala management plans barking up wrong tree, researchers say By Nonee Walsh Updated Thu 3 Oct 2013, 8:30am AEST PHOTO: A koala sleeps in a tree in the bush, January 2013.(Flickr: Degilbo on flickr)   MAP: Gunnedah 2380 The iconic koala is renowned as a nocturnal tree-hugger that sleeps a lot and is fussy about which eucalyptus leaves…read more

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Oscar’s replacement Maya the koala detection dog operational search and find

Maya is now the only Koala Detection dog in the world tragic accident that claimed Oscar’s life. Maya can find evidence of Koala’s within minutes tracking scent and indicating on scat. For humans to do the same job will take approximately 500 times longer. Maya is available for Government and private agencies for koala detection…read more

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Oscar, the koala detection dog,

Oscar tragically killed while saving a koala

  Published on Sep 21, 2013 http://www.mnk9.com With profound sorrow and grief it is my duty to inform you that The World’s first Koala Detection Dog Oscar has been tragically killed On Saturday September 14, 2013. Oscar was working in Port Macquarie locating Koalas in front of the excavators and harvesting machines making a new housing development with…read more

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