Plan to protect koalas divides timber-reliant community

By Dom Vukovic
ABC News, Australia
October 11, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: International

A plan to protect Koalas on the NSW north coast has driven a deep wedge in a community reliant on the timber industry. Labor and the Greens back the plan for a Great Koala National Park covering hundreds of thousands of hectares of forest, inland from Coffs Harbour. In an area of high unemployment, and high value timber, it’s a flash-point that puts Australia’s icon out on a limb. (Click read more hear rest of story)

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