Links to Koala media stories
South Coast Liberal MPs MUST reject National Party attack on Koalas- The Beagle Sept 2020. Click here to read the story in the Beagle – Eurobodalla’s free and independant news on-line.
Scientists find burnt starving koalas weeks after the bushfires – The Conversation March 2020. The plight of koalas during the recent bushfire crisis made headlines here and abroad. But the emergency for our wildlife is not over. Koalas that survived the flames are now dying from starvation, dehydration, smoke inhalation and other hazards. https://theconversation.com/scientists-find-burnt-starving-koalas-weeks-after-the-bushfires-133519
Coastwatchers announces Koala Grant – The Beagle Feb 2020. The broad purpose of the grant is identification of koala habitat with a view to future koala population revival or reintroduction. Specifically the grant enables ten close-scale plot surveys to be conducted. https://www.beagleweekly.com.au/post/coastwatchers-announces-koala-grant
Koalas found dead on logging site – BBC Feb 2020. At least dozens of koalas have died at a logging site in the Australian state of Victoria, with activists claiming that the animals either starved to death or were killed by bulldozers. https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-australia-51353946/australia-should-be-ashamed-koalas-found-dead-on-logging-site
How to help Koalas in bushfire and drought effected areas – ABC Jan 2020. Well intentioned people wanting to help injured or hungry wildlife after recent bushfires are turning to social media ‘tips’ that may be doing more harm and good. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-17/social-media-myths-on-caring-for-fire-affected-koalas-and-bees/11874058
Koalas in Wamban area 1968. The Canberra Times 24.9.1968. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/131672798?searchTerm=%20koalas%20Wamban&searchLimits=