Australia – GBRI
 

A new study published in the Medical Journal of Australia has revealed that the devastating Australian bushfires that raged for around five months, destroyed millions of acres of land and killed nearly one billion animals and plant species, were also responsible for the death of 33 humans. However, the smoke from the fires killed 12.6 […]

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Several parts of Australia, specifically Queensland and New South Wales, that witnessed devastating wildfires over the past few months are finally getting some respite in the form of heavy rains. However, the torrential downpour is expected to last several days which has led the Bureau of Meteorology to issue flood alerts for more than 20 […]

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It has already been widely reported how Australian bushfires have claimed the lives of nearly one billion animals. Now the unrelenting heat and severe drought-like conditions in the country are about to cause the death of another 10,000. Aboriginal officials announced Tuesday on Facebook that a “major operation” to control feral camel herds on the […]

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Australia’s unprecedented devastating wildfires that have been raging since months and caused thousands of people to flee their homes may have killed almost half a billion of animals and plants, according to ecologists at the University of Sydney. Approximately 480 million mammals, birds and reptiles have been lost since the fires intensified in September, the […]

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The Australian continent is facing a grave emergency situation – raging wildfires near almost every major city leading to toxic smoke-like conditions and hazy skies all around. The fires in Australia’s southeastern state of New South Wales (NSW) that have been burning since weeks now were at the “catastrophic” level on Saturday. Australian reporter Saffron […]

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The bushfires raging in New South Wales and Queensland in Australia have devastated koala habitats, led to water crisis and a massive spike in pollution levels, and are responsible for almost half of the country’s annual carbon dioxide emissions. New NASA data shows that the fires have emitted 250 million tons of carbon dioxide since […]

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Raging bushfires have devastated over 10% of the New South Wales national parks area, which includes 20% of the Blue Mountains world heritage area. The amount of bushland destroyed within NSW national parks is significantly more than the 80,000 hectares lost during the entire previous fire season. Ten times that amount has burnt since July. […]

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Last week, for the first time ever, the Greater Sydney area faced a threat from the wildfires. As over 100 wildfires continue to ravage New South Wales and Queensland, the city is now facing another problem – a serious water crisis. The water shortage is a mounting problem as the wildfires gain in strength and intensity […]

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