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Koalas ARE in danger

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 [...]

Australia has worst rate of species extinction in the world!

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 [...]