The fires destroyed almost everything on the western half of Kangaroo Island.
Last summer, many Australians were shocked to see fires sweep through the wet tropical rainforests of Queensland, where large and severe fires are almost unheard of.
The commission’s officials have warned the status quo is “no longer enough to defend us from the impact of global warming”.
After last summer’s bushfires, we needed rapid information to determine which frogs required our help.
As the world watched the Black Summer bushfires in horror, we warned that when it did finally rain, our aquatic ecosystems would be devastated.
The sky has an eerie red and yellow glow in parts of Oregon and California as the region battles the record blazes.
Climate change is making bushfire seasons longer, more dangerous and socially demanding.
Young people are increasingly frightened by the spectre of natural hazards and disasters, but they see schools as failing to equip them with the skills they need for these events.
will the 2020 fire season kick off this month?
A megafire is defined as a fire that burnt 1 million hectares or more.