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government found that the koala bear, the symbol of Australia. It could be extinct in NSW by 2050 or 30 years from now unless governments seek urgent protection.
This Australian marsupial animal. They are mammals with a unique reproductive system. In which they will emerge while still being just an embryo And will live in the mother's ventricular warmth for several months while developing.
Legislative branch in the New South Wales House of Representatives Published a report on Tuesday with the message: Clearing land for agriculture Urban development, mining and forestry are all threatening factors for koalas. As well as destroying their habitats
Koalas live in the eucalyptus forests. These trees provide shelter and they also eat eucalyptus leaves.
During the last wildfire season, which was unusually long due to severe dry weather. Damage to the koala habitat Eucalyptus forests across the state are estimated to have been destroyed 25%, the report said in parts of New South Wales. Wildfires destroyed up to 81% of koalas habitat.
The report also said The only way children will have a chance to see koalas in the NSW jungles. Is that the government accelerates actions to solve the problem
The commission's report, made up of members from various political parties, made 42 recommendations, such as the koala count in NSW urgently. Issue a policy to protect animals in developed areas And increase funding to support environmental conservation efforts, etc.
Stuart Blanch, land clearing and restoration expert at the World Wildlife Fund in Australia (WWF), called on governments to take the recommendations of the report and optimize protection policies for areas where animals live.
Blanch said the WWF was calling on the NSW government to rewrite the land clearing law to replace the vulnerable version. To protect koalas and that the government should increase economic support for farmers who are actively trying to protect eucalyptus trees. And ceased operations of the koala's timber industry in their homes.
New South Wales Mayor Executive Office spokesman Gladys Berejiklian said the government would comment on the report after a period of deliberation. He added that New South Wales has already spent more than $ 30 million on the conservation of koalas.