Climate change has put koala populations into decline

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Climate change has put koala populations into decline

A new study suggests climate change has contributed to the loss of koalas across Australia. A recent study found the number of diseased koalas have increased over the course of 30 years. The study analyzed 29 years' worth of data on koala sightings and animal hospital admissions from three wildlife rescue groups in New South Wales, Australia. "In the last 10 years, we can see koala rescues ramped up significantly because more koalas are being found out in the open and on the ground," said lead author Edward Narayan, a…

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