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Koalas in NSW have nowhere to go. Right now they're losing their homes and their lives to excessive tree-clearing.
Thank-you for posting this. I saw the article earlier on my phone and I was going to look it up on my computer. 
I signed the petition. 

Why do we think we need to clear more trees and cut down more forests. The koalas just need some trees to live in. Is it asking too much to let them have enough trees to survive. Do we really want to face future generations and tell them that we drove the koala to extinction by our greed and our lack of concern for the environment. Future humans are not going to be happy with us. 
They will have every right to judge us harshly. At least some of us will have tried to do something.
I signed. Thank you for drawing our attention to this issue, Sameer.

The situation is appalling and yet another example of humans behaving with total disregard for other creatures and the environment.
We act like we are the only species on the planet or at least the only species that matters. Sometimes we act like only parts of our species matter. Sometimes humans are very flawed in their thinking.
It's not just nsw, this atrocious activity is occurring in every state. Qld has the worst record for land clearing.
Money sadly speaks louder than anything. Anything that seems to get in the way of human development and urbanisation is considered a pest.
And it's not just koalas facing this threat. It's everything that lives in and around these trees.
I think the forest clearing is a global phenomena.  We are destroying habitats and driving animals to extinction all over. 

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I think this sums up the situation perfectly.

Maybe Koalas, because we all love them for their cuteness, are the best symbol of what we are doing wrong.
We can fight the deforestation and hopefully stop it some day, but for some animals it will not be soon enough.
Koalas only eat certain eucalyptus trees,they have a specialised diet you can't just move them anywhere,chop their trees down they have nothing to eat.
Koalas are one of the most vulnerable animals on the planet. As you say they only eat eucalyptus. They are not going to migrate to another location and eat something else. If you take away their trees they have no where to go and nothing to eat.