Koala experts say vegetation laws won't save koalas, collaboration is needed

Lucy Kinbacher
By Lucy Kinbacher
Updated January 25 2018 - 12:32am, first published January 24 2018 - 8:00pm
Cars and chlamydia were the major cause of a rise in koala deaths from 1997 to 2013 in south-east Queensland. Urban development is also a major threat to koalas.

KOALA experts say stronger land clearing laws will do little towards preserving koala populations due to inaccurate mapping data and a lack of balanced cleared and timbered land. 

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Lucy Kinbacher

Lucy Kinbacher

Editor - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

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