From an episode of BreakfastersPresented by Geraldine Hickey, Sarah Smith and Daniel Burt

Interview

Breakfasters: How Can Something So Cute Be So Threatened?

Preposterously cute, Australia’s Greater Glider is like a gliding teddy-bear. Unfortunately, according to Ed Hill from Friends of the Earth, ‘it’s on a crash course to extinction’. Ed joins the Breakfasters with an update on how the logging industry and a lack of government oversight is jeopardising the future of many animals dependent on old forests.

Photo: public domain Great Glider illustration by John Gould.

Great Glider Illustration
Listen to Breakfasters: How Can Something So Cute Be So Threatened?11:151 July 2019