Over 1 billion animals have been killed in Australia’s fires and the survivors need your help

The entire Koala population is in danger and communities continue to suffer
Over 1 billion animals have been killed in Australia’s fires and the survivors need your help


Australia’s raging bushfires have caused destruction across the country, with the recent rain and cooler temperatures barely helping the situation. Land is engulfed in flames and helpless wildlife are suffering – over one billion animals have died and Koalas could be on the verge of becoming an endangered species, as 25,000 were killed when flames swept Kangaroo Island days ago.

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How To Help Save Australia’s Koalas After 8400 Perished in Fires. The wildfires have continued to burn aggressively and it’s been estimated that around 1.25 billion animals have been killed across Australia to date. In fact, the koala population is at risk of being wiped out from these fires — so if you want to help save the koalas in Australia, you need to act now. We NEED your support. SHOP NOW link in bio on @wildlifeplanet to get a cuddly Koala plush, while all profits will go directly to @wireswildliferescue their Wildlife Emergency Fund is helping rescue wildlife in danger right now! Or you can donate directly to wires.org.au Photo 1 @nzdefenceforce Video 3 @currumbinwildlifehospital Photo 4 @adelaidekoalarescue

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Donations are pouring in from celebrities all over the world to help firefighters, rebuild communities and rehabilitate animals, and every little helps. If you’d like to contribute, below is a list of organisations fighting the devastation.

World Wildlife Fund Endangered Species Conservation
The WWF is dedicated to caring for injured wildlife and restoring their homes, and are supplying urgent care to wildlife organisations through the Australian Wildlife and Nature Recovery Fund. Donate here.

The Australia Wildfire Fund
This organisation was launched with the $3 million donated by Leonardo DiCaprio’s Earth Alliance and are assisting local firefighting efforts, supporting communities, recovering wildlife and implementing solutions for repopulating ecosystems. Donate here.

Australian Red Cross
The Red Cross helps communities and those in need across Australia. Donate here.

An organisation with thousands of dedicated volunteers that aims to save orphaned animals to ensure future generations will be able to see animals in the wild. Donate here.

Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors
Created by the late Steve Irwin’s eco-warrior family, Wildlife Warriors are using donations to expand its wildlife hospital and ward for burn victims. Donate here.

Country Fire Authority
You can support the Victoria fire authorities in multiple ways – donate to the affected communities, support volunteer firefighters and help the CFA to protect land and lives in Victoria. Donate here.

New South Wales Rural Fire Service
Support the rural fire brigades fighting the flames in NSW. Donate here.

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