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Portrait of Icarius an adult male koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) eating an Eucalyptus leaf at Return to the Wild Inc. Toowoomba, southeast Queensland © Doug Gimesy / WWF-Aus
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Monthly givers are the heart of WWF-Australia, helping to support long-term planning and keep administration costs down - giving a huge boost to our conservation work. Together, with your ongoing support, every day, year after year, we create long-term solutions to the issues facing our planet.
Bushfires are raging through critical wildlife habitat in New South Wales and Queensland, putting the lives of people and vulnerable species like our koala in danger. It is estimated as many as 350 koalas have already perished. Many others will have been left homeless and likely suffering from smoke inhalation or burns. Right now, they urgently need help and once the fires clear, we'll need to restore what has been been lost.
Even without these fires, our precious trees are being destroyed at an unprecedented rate - with over 200,000 trees bulldozed per day in Australia. Our Australian bush is under increasing pressure and koalas on our east coast are now at very real risk of being wiped out forever. Today, just 5% of their original population remain.
We must act today to protect the native trees that feed and shelter our koalas. Your gift could help plant and nurture trees for koalas to live in, as well as support efforts to expand national protections for existing forests and urge our governments to stop excessive tree-clearing, protecting wildlife for the long term.
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A tree adoption makes the perfect gift for nature lovers. The special edition pack includes a native Australian seed pack, trees fact book, adoption certificate, Living Planet magazine & a WWF sticker. You can choose for the gift pack to be sent directly to your gift recipient, or you can choose to receive it to give to them yourself.
Please note that delivery of adoption packs will unfortunately be delayed due to the high volume of donations currently being processed.
Please check your email for confirmation. If you don’t receive an email, please note that due to the high volume of donations we’ve received, it may take longer than normal for us to process your payment receipt.
If you have made an animal adoption, please note that delivery of adoption packs will unfortunately be delayed due to the high volume of donations currently being processed.
For urgent questions, please call our supporter relations team on 1800 032 551.
Your gift towards our Australian Wildlife and Nature Recovery Fund will make a huge difference as we begin to recover from the bushfire crisis.
The road to recovery starts with getting urgently needed funds to frontline wildlife carers in the fire grounds. The next step is ensuring we restore the homes our wildlife lost, by replanting the trees we need to rebuild our natural lands again.
We are working hard to ensure we get the recovery program right; a critical step in making sure we don’t suffer this much loss of life and landscape again.
All recovery efforts should be targeted to ensuring that we replant the habitats we’ve lost to tree clearing and fires; protecting our remaining native trees and forests still standing, and advocating for better decision making and bushland management policies in the years to come.
We’re working with all the governments undertaking the recovery effort, to make sure they do so in a way that helps protect our people and wildlife from similar crises in future.
Are you with us? Add your voice to our call for action! Help us secure a better funded, more comprehensive bushfire recovery plan to protect people and nature - one that protects and restores nature.
We will gather this rapidly growing list of people and deliver this petition to government on your behalf in early 2020.
This summer’s bushfire crisis has been heartbreaking.Over the Christmas break, WWF-Australia’s supporters joined together to show their support for a nature-based recovery plan that restores native habitat to feed and shelter our wildlife and demands better policies and laws to protect their bushland homes in future.
Our supporters have done this by putting their hand in their pocket to contribute to the newly launched Australian Wildlife and Nature Recovery Fund.
We have made this investment to protect the future of our country, and now we’re calling on you to do the same - to ensure that you get the recovery mix right..
We are calling for a comprehensive nature-based recovery plan that will seek to:
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