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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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aftermath of Australian Bluegum Plantations logging koala habitat

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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PBS NATURE CRACKING THE KOALA CODE

PBS Nature: Cracking the koala code

PBS Nature: Cracking the koala code Follow individual koalas from a small social group on an Australian island to learn just how a koala manages to survive and thrive on a diet poisonous to almost all other herbivorous mammals. From the miracle of marsupial birth to tender moments of discovery between mother and newborn joey,…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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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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New Warner development at home with koalas

New Warner development at home with koalas

New Warner development at home with koalas Thursday, 8 August 2013 Source: Lee Oliver Cara Doonan from Defence Housing Australia surveys the site of a recently approved housing development at Warner. Tenants of a new housing estate at Warner will be issued with “lifestyle guidelines” detailing the responsibilities of living next to existing koala habitat. A…read more

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Koalas are put at serious risk by logging activities

Koalas face carnage as loggers harvest timber plantations; wildlife carers call for action 7.30 Report By Greg Hoy Mon Jul 22, 2013 7:54pm AEST Disturbing numbers of koalas are being killed and injured by loggers in timber plantations across south-east Australia. Thousands of koalas have taken refuge in the vast timber plantations that have emerged across the…read more

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The Koala Land Report

The objective of this report is to explore ways of creating a sustainable future for koalas on the Koala Coast, South East Queensland, Australia. For the purpose of this report, the Koala Coast includes the local government areas of Moreton, Redland, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Ipswich and Logan. As indicated by its name, this…read more

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No Space, Mate: Koalas’ Habitat Under Threat

No Space, Mate: Koalas’ Habitat Under Threat Stuart Cohen for NPR A male koala visits the female enclosure at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane, Australia. Koalas are dwindling in number as their habitat along Australia’s east coast gives way to urban growth. Published: August 04, 2012 by Stuart Cohen Earlier this year, the…read more

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