Chlamydia and an Aids-like virus are killing Australia's koalas in thousands, but immune system research has led to vaccine trialsA year ago the koala, Australia's iconic marsupial, was officially listed as being a threatened species in large parts of the country following two decades of devastating population losses.Hard hit by drought, loss of habitat and attacks by other...
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This koala had the worst day ever. The little guy wandered back to his home in New South Wales, Australia last week only to find it had been cut down and chipped by logging operations. A volunteer with WIRES, a rescue operation licensed by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, said the koala had been sitting on top of the wood pile for over an hour looking confused,...
(21 days ago)
"The coming together of like-minded individuals through action is what's needed to see wide spread change for us, our planet and its creatures" - Ian Somerhalder An image surfaced the Internet late last week that left us heartbroken to say the least. Imagine returning home only to find that your home, a place you once lived in, and felt secure in, is now gone, forever. Well,...
(12 days ago)
An injured koala is saved from a tree in Adelaide, Australia after a delicate 2-hour rescue mission. After the koala is examined and treated, rescue workers hope to release it back into the wild.
(3 months ago)
The Salamanderfish of Australia is not to be confused with the regular Salamander, which is a lizard-like amphibian of some 550 species.Lepidogalaxias salamandroides is a species of small fish of south western Australia and it is the only...
(2 months and 27 days ago)
An emergency team has come to the rescue of a koala with an injured leg in southern Australia.The animal - subsequently named "Steve" - was plucked from a tree in an animal reserve near Adelaide.
(3 months ago)
FROM a confused kangaroo to a very lazy koala and a jaw-dropping sunset, these are Tourism Australia's top 10 most-liked photos of 2013.
(20 days ago)
A MOTORCYCLIST is in a critical condition after trying to help a koala which he'd struck on the Gold Coast.
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Australia's health experts are closely monitoring an outbreak of a new strain of bird flu in China.
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The U.S. chlamydia rate in women rose by 51 percent in the last decade, reflecting both better testing and a higher prevalence of the curable, sexually transmitted infection, says the federal government. Between 2001 and 2011, the female chlamydia rate rose from 430 cases per 100,000 women to 649 cases ...
(2 months and 18 days ago)
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