We should stop developing into high-risk areas, as the associated land clearing is too significant to our ecosystems and may still result in houses being lost.
New research has found the window of opportunity for hazard reduction burns won’t actually get smaller, but instead change seasons.
Expanding planned burning is often touted as a way to lessen the risk of bushfires. But this burn-off season is bad news for the COVID-19 pandemic.
This summer's bushfires have sparked a fiery debate about hazard-reduction burning. Scientists are still debating whether it really helps prevent bushfires – here's why.