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New Koala Report Predicts No Easy Answer to Plantation Dilemma.


PRESS RELEASE Thursday July 24 2014

Friends of the Earth today released a new report on koalas and plantations.

“The report hopes to shed some new light on this disastrous situation” said Friends of the Earth spokesperson Anthony Amis.

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Strzelecki Koala Research Project

koala.jpgOver the last 6 months Friends of the Earth has been involved in a project mapping population numbers of the Strzelecki Koala.

The Strzelecki Koala is the only remnant koala population remaining in Victoria and as a result it's unique genes are vital for the survival of the species, not only in Victoria, but Southern NSW as well.

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Massive Koala Petition Handed to Victorian Government

A petition signed by over 83,000 people asking the Victorian Government to do more to protect koalas has been delivered to the Government.

The petition, organised by the German environmental group Rainforest Rescue, was initiated due to the killing of large numbers of koalas in bluegum plantations in western Victoria in July

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Environment Groups Disappointed with Senate Committee recommendations on Koalas

Friends of the Earth and Friends of Gippsland Bush today announced that they were disappointed with recommendations made by the Senate Standing Committee on the Status, Health and Sustainability of Australia's Koala Population.

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Strzelecki Rainforest Reserve Regeneration Being Destroyed.

October 3, 2013

Conservationists are alarmed that recent clearing in the Strzelecki Cores and Links Rainforest Reserve has destroyed approximately 10 hectares of regenerating reserve at several different locations inside the reserve. Conservationists are
 alarmed that hundreds of more hectares of land could suffer a similar fate.

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