Tag: bushfires

Fires, then floods: How much can a koala bear?

A week ago, koalas at an Australian wildlife park were in the path of raging bushfires. On Friday, they were soaking wet and being...

Australia firefighters race to contain blazes as heatwave looms

by Andrew BEATTY Firefighters raced to contain massive bushfires in southeastern Australia Tuesday, taking advantage of a brief drop in temperatures and some much-needed rainfall...

Wildlife ravaged by Australia fires could take decades to recover

The bushfires raging across Australia have had a devastating impact on the country's unique flora and fauna, with some estimates putting the death toll...

‘Uncharted territory’ as bushfires rage across Australia’s east

by Andrew BEATTY Australian firefighters warned they were in "uncharted territory" as they struggled to contain more than a dozen out-of-control bushfires across the east...
Theindependent