Fears koalas could be extinct in NSW by 2050 prompts calls to halt salvage logging

Katie Burgess
Updated June 30 2020 - 3:59pm, first published 3:58pm
Even before the fires, koalas had seen a 26 per cent decline in numbers in NSW. Picture: Karleen Minney.
Even before the fires, koalas had seen a 26 per cent decline in numbers in NSW. Picture: Karleen Minney.

The NSW government has been urged to rethink salvage logging operations in the state, after a parliamentary inquiry found koalas could become extinct in the next 30 years without urgent action.

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Katie Burgess

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