Koalas among species threatened by Australia deforestation

A new study says that the country's east coast is likely to lose three million hectares of trees in the next 15 years.

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    Australia's east coast has become a global deforestation hotbed, according to a new study.

    The World Wide Fund says that part of the world is likely to lose three million hectares of trees in the next 15 years, eradicating the habitats of animals such as koalas.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Port Stephens.


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