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Eucalyptus trees impacted by climate change

Climate change threatens native eucalyptus species with extinction

Climate change threatens native eucalyptus species with extinction, Queensland study finds The World Today By Whitney Fitzsimmons Updated Mon 13 Jan 2014, 6:52pm AEDT PHOTO: Research shows gum tree migration to more moderate conditions could also have a negative effect on native wildlife. (Flickr: Jar) (The World Today) The future is looking grim for some species of Australian…read more

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Koala in a tree

Aiding and abetting the killing of koalas

Aiding and abetting the killing of koalas Dailan Pugh We have long recognised that our iconic koalas are in danger of extinction on the far north coast and, despite having laws in place for 20 years to redress their decline, our governments collude to hasten it. Governments of all persuasions have proven that they are…read more

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Plant koala food trees in your neighbourhood

Report Preview: Plant koala food trees in your neighbourhood

Image courtesy of Mark Gerada Australia has more than 700 species of eucalyptus. Of these, koalas can eat only approximately 25 species. The species that koalas select in one area may be totally  different from those that koalas select elsewhere. Koalas will not use young trees for food. Generally, for a koala to select a tree as…read more

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Australian Koala Foundation National Koala Tree Protection List

AKF launches trees for koalas database

The Australian Koala Foundation have launched an impressive research project, identifying and listing trees vital for koala habitat across NSW, SA, VIC & QLD. This is a very important development for the conservation movement to ensure koalas are given the every opportunity to survive in the wild. TREES FOR KOALAS 1st Sepetember 2012  The Australian…read more

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Tense stand-off over koala colony

Tense stand-off over koala colony AAP March 30, 2010 4:38PM PROTESTERS say they have forced a temporary halt to woodchip logging near the last known koala colony on the NSW south coast near Bega. State Forests NSW started logging in the Mumbulla and Murrah state forests yesterday. About 40 local people and conservationists were engaged…read more

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Koala Retreat provide a sanctuary for trees, koalas and people

We became aware of Koala Retreat during the research phase of the Koala habitat conservation report, it’s an extremely forward thinking organisation that we are proud to promote. Koala Retreat have built a business that supports koalas by providing specific services to promote their behaviour, well-being and conservation. Providing an in-depth program, starting with the…read more

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Koalas and Eucalyptus

The Professor comes face-to-face with an Australian koala – and learns not to call it a koala bear. And as always, it’s a chance to talk chemistry.     Our thanks to Cleland Wildlife Park in Adelaide, South Australia, and to Hank the koala. More chemistry at http://www.periodicvideos.com/ Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/periodicvideos And on Twitter…read more

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Goodbye Blinky Bill

John Williamson – Goodbye Blinky Bill

This video was passed on via Sydney singer songwriter Richard Cuthbert. Richard emigrated to Australia with his family when he was 8 years old.  His father played John Williamson’s Goodbye Blinky Bill in the car on repeat for months on their road trips around the country side. John Williamson is an Australian music and folk…read more

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