Nina Karnikowski Dog training is the latest desperate measure in the battle to protect Australia's endangered koalas, with estimates putting numbers in the wild below 50,000.
Speed limits should be lowered, wild dog controls tightened and research funding boosted to stop the decline of koala numbers, a Senate committee has recommended.
The seemingly lazy ways of Australia's koalas need to be preserved under federal laws, the Australian Greens say.
A Victorian population of koalas is being threatened by logging, a Senate inquiry has heard.
The NSW government is failing to protect koalas by allowing logging in remaining habitats, the opposition says.
A Senate inquiry has called for a $36million federal funding boost for koala disease research, and new ''koala friendly'' national guidelines for road upgrades and construction.
Josephine Tovey The bear pit went gaga over a visit from a koala today as the opposition called for the animals to be added to the national threatened species list.
Ben Cubby KOALAS are expected to be listed as a threatened species across parts of Australia from Monday, and some environment groups claim the government has excluded the marsupial from protection in certain...
Adam Morton Koalas will be offered greater protection in NSW, Queensland and the ACT, but not Victoria and South Australia under a decision announced today by Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke.
Rosslyn Beeby Australia's most "at risk" koala populations will now be protected under national threatened species legislation, federal environment minister Tony Burke announced this morning.
Saffron Howden THE state Environment Department has approved logging of almost 2000 hectares of significant koala habitat contrary to its own guidelines, conservationists say.
Melissa Davey Scientists have sequenced the genome of the koala, winning a global race to unravel its genetic blueprint.
Ben Cubby WILL the kangaroo eventually go the way of the koala?
Christine Adams-Hosking and Clive McAlpine If we need an indicator that climate change is upon us, we need look no further than Australia’s koala, say University of Queensland academics.
Ben Cubby A STATE and federal investigation is under way into suspected illegal land clearing around Moree in NSW, where more than 1000 hectares of koala-inhabited bushland has been bulldozed.
Sean Nicholls National parks in NSW will be opened up to recreational hunters as part of a deal between the Shooters and Fishers Party and the government to ensure passage of its electricity privatisation bill.
Nicky Phillips, SCIENCE Kangaroos and koalas should share this wide, brown land with elephants, a scientist has advised.
A decision on whether to make the koala a nationally threatened species has been postponed until February.
He was hit by a car doing 100km/h and endured a wild ride wedged in the front grille.
Glenda Kwek If you thought koalas were just quiet, sleepy, eucalypt chewing bundles of cuteness, think again.