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Conservationists take Federal Environment Minister of Australia, Peter Garrett, to task on his campaign promises of ensuring the koala would be protected through legislation. As with many politicians it would seem, so far, Mr. Garrett is all talk and no action. There has been no new legisilation presented or adopted to protect the koala since [...]
Posted: September 27th, 2008 under Australian Koala Foundation, Federal Environment Minister, News, Peter Garrett, conservation, koala.
Tags: Australian Koala Foundation, campaign, conservation, koalas, legislation, marsupial, Peter Garrett
Australia’s rate of species extinction has people concerned about animals native to the country. Peter Garrett, the Environment Minister, has announced they will be assessing the conservation status of about twenty animals with particular interest to both the Tasmanian Devil and the national icon, the Koala. Although, at its last assessment the Koala did not [...]
Posted: August 30th, 2008 under Interesting Fact, News, pictures.
Tags: bushfires, cars, disease, dogs, endangerment, Environment Minister, extinction, government, housing development, koala, Peter Garrett, Tasmanian Devil
It appears that this koala has learned to fly. But under attack from two crows, angered that the cuddly marsupial was too close to their nest, it was forced into an extra-long leap between trees.