Koalas – The Facts

by | May 2, 2022 | The West Report

Koalas are now listed as endangered and with further land clearing and habitat loss, climate change and other threats bearing down on our national icon, Mike sits down with Dr. Ryan Witt from the University of Newcastle to find out what’s being done to save them.

Further reading:
https://theconversation.com/frozen-sperm-and-assisted-reproduction-time-to-pull-out-all-stops-to-save-the-endangered-koala-179368
https://theconversation.com/morrison-government-spends-50-million-saving-koalas-while-taking-away-their-homes-176370
https://theconversation.com/heat-detecting-drones-are-a-cheaper-more-efficient-way-to-find-koalas-140332

Report Koala sightings:
https://www.ala.org.au/home/record-a-sighting/
https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/topics/animals-and-plants/biodiversity/nsw-bionet/resources/bionet-atlas-species-sightings-upload-datasheet

Lendlease:
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-01-14/lendlease-sustainability-reputation-figtree-hill-development/13058076

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Michael West established michaelwest.com.au to focus on journalism of high public interest, particularly the rising power of corporations over democracy. Formerly a journalist and editor at Fairfax newspapers and a columnist at News Corp, West was appointed Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Sydney’s School of Social and Political Sciences.

 

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