Voices For The Earth Warn That New Laws Threaten Koalas

THE Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC) has cautioned that the NSW Government's proposed Biodiversity Conservation enactment will prompt the elimination of koalas in the state's west.

The proposed changes are tipped to debilitate the local vegetation insurance laws and trigger an expansion in land clearing which, in tandem with the effect of climate change, will lead to koala extinction in western NSW.

Story By: Leonie Blain | 23rd May 2016 3:56 PM

Source: http://www.dailyexaminer.com.au/news/voices-for-the-earth-new-laws-threaten-koalas/3031437/

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