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Koalas May Go Extinct In The Wild By 2050 In Australia's New South Wales

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Koalas, one of Australia's most iconic creatures, may go extinct in the wild in the state of New South Wales without urgent action to protect their habitat, a government-backed inquiry said Tuesday. In a sweeping report , a bipartisan committee of lawmakers found the koala could be locally extinct by 2050 due to ongoing habitat loss linked to agriculture, mining and forestry. The authors also zeroed in on a bevvy of other threats, namely severe drought exacerbated by climate change. The report focuses on the devastation wrought by a series of wildfires that scorched more than 71,000 square...
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Koalas face extinction in Australian state of New South Wales by 2050, report finds

Koalas face extinction in Australian state of New South Wales by 2050, report finds

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Koalas in the Australian state of New South Wales face extinction by 2050 unless the government immediately intervenes to protect them and their habitat, a year-long parliamentary inquiry found.
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