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A koala-block on Manning River Drive

A koala-block on Manning River Drive Nov. 8, 2013, midnight A frightened and confused koala with a burnt bottom stopped morning traffic on Manning River Drive on Tuesday. WEEKDAY traffic slows to a crawl on Manning River Drive from 8.10am as cars flood into Taree. Thousands of people drive their cars into a bottleneck and…read more

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Report Preview: 80% of koala habitat has been cleared for farms and houses.

  Image courtesy of 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 2008. Koala…read more

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National Parks and Wildlife speak up for dwindling Liverpool Koalas

National Parks and Wildlife speak up for dwindling Liverpool Koalas 29 JUL 12 @ 05:00AM BY DAVID CAMPBELL DWINDLING koala populations in the Liverpool region have prompted the National Parks and Wildlife Foundation to speak out in support of the species. Sightings of the iconic Australian mammal are likely to increase between now and September as…read more

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Merlin the koala killed by a car

Merlins death highlights one of the biggest threats to healthy koala populations in the Tweed. ‘Merlin’ the koala killed by car Troy Kippen | 10th July 2012 3:02 PM A 2011 environmental study estimated a population of only 144 koalas remained on the Tweed coast. THE death of a koala after it was hit by a…read more

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Cracking the Koala Code video: A Koala Roams the Suburbs

This video really brings to light the difficulties koalas face navigating the rapidly expanding urban landscape, young male koalas seeking potential mates are often forced into backyards and across roads when migrating to neighbouring colonies to produce offspring. Watch A Koala Roams the Suburbs on PBS. See more from Nature. A male koala roams the…read more

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