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Human overdevelopment threatens Carnaby's Black Cockatoos with extinction

The numbers of endangered Carnaby's Black-Cockatoos has plunged across Darling Range jarrah forest roosts in the past year, according to new data released by BirdLife Australia. For other stories about the plight of the West Australian Black Cockatoo going back to 2008 see: Black Cockatoo.

Development project threatens second largest Koala Colony in Tweed Shire

As the plight of Koalas injured and killed in Victoria's recent bushfires move people across the globe to act to save the Koala, now predicted to become extinct by 2020, a rare and relatively intact Koala colony in Northern New South Wales is threatened by a massive residential development. There are estimated to be less than 100,000 koalas remaining in Australia, considerably less due to the recent disastrous Victorian bush fires and Queensland floods.

See also: "Kings Forest Development threatens 21 Threatened Species of Fauna" on Blue Cray of 28 Feb 09.

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