Threatened species pushed to brink by urban sprawl

Katie Burgess
By Katie Burgess
Updated August 4 2020 - 9:16pm, first published 2:00pm
More than 13,000 hectares of urban koala habitat has been cleared in the past 20 years. Photo: Doug Gimesy, supplied by the Australian Conservation Foundation

Thousands of hectares of threatened species habitat has been cleared around Australia's largest cities in the past two decades, with urban sprawl threatening the last refuges of some species.

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Katie Burgess

Katie Burgess

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