We’ve had an early start to the bushfire season and there’s more to come. No wonder spring isn’t always a celebration.
Studies show some animals can recognise the threat of fire, and behave in a way that increase their chance of survival. But what about wildlife who have evolved in areas where fire was once rare?
Perth’s bushfires have destroyed 81 homes. It provides important lessons as we face a future of worsening climate.
The bushfire royal commission handed down its final report last week, but stopped short of recommending a national town planning policy.
After the Black Summer bushfires, heavy rains extinguished many fires but turned high quality water in our rivers to sludge. This is how we better prepare for next time.
The current state of our climate shouldn’t be dismissed as a ‘new normal’. The hard truth is many of our ecosystems will not recover from the damage.
By understanding how bushfire maps are created, and what their features represent, you can get better at spotting fake ones.
Celeste Barber’s $45 million fundraiser is amazing, but battling Australia’s fires should be an ongoing effort. With the help of social media, it can be.
Unprecedented fires are devastating koalas along Australia’s east coast. These sudden drops in population put the survivors at risk of inbreeding.
Living in a bushfire-prone area means every decision - from plants to parking spots to holidays - is shaped by fire risk. We live and die by the advice we are given, and the advice we ignore.
Australia is heading into a scorching summer, but the factors causing the hot and dry weather are expected to ease later in the season.
Many Australians are unprepared for the worse-than-average bushfire season ahead - even those in high-risk areas.
A new outlook from the Bureau of Meteorology forecasts a dry, warm spring – and not the sustained rain we need.