28 Apr '12, 9am

Success! Some Koala Populations Now Officially Protected in Australia | Care2 Causes

Did you know that koalas have one of the highest extinction rates in the world? “Their diminishing numbers are attributed to a number of causes,” explains Care2 member Jennifer Perrine, “including mining, logging, coal-seam-gas exploration, and broad-scale land clearance. In each of these cases, politicians have turned a blind eye as developers threaten the long-term survival of koalas.” Now, it seems politicians in Australia are finally paying a little more attention to these fuzzy marsupials. Environmental Minister Tony Burke has listened to advice from Care2 members and the national Threatened Species Scientific Committee, and next week he is expected to grant koalas extra federal government protection in certain regions of Australia. Koalas will now be listed as “vulnerable” in Queensland, and as “endangered” in east New South Wales. Any new development project will be...

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