Bushfires

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'Get the trees back': NSW minister wanted 'clearance zone' around highways after bushfires
Andrew Constance confirms he ordered the now-sacked transport department head to remove trees 40 metres either side of highways but was refused

Michael McGowan

25, Feb, 2021 @10:05 AM

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How fires have spread to previously untouched parts of the world
Fires have always been a part of our natural world. But they’re moving to new ecosystems previously untouched by fire – and this is concerning scientists

Pablo Gutiérrez, Ashley Kirk, Jonathan Watts and Frank Hulley-Jones

19, Feb, 2021 @9:26 AM

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Logging to resume in bushfire-affected forests on NSW south coast despite environmental warning
EPA warns Forestry Corporation of NSW it could face regulatory action after accusing it of walking away from negotiations

Lisa Cox

17, Feb, 2021 @8:03 AM

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More than 100 Australian plant species entirely burnt in Black Summer bushfires, study finds
CSIRO-led research estimates 100 entire populations were burnt and another 816 had more than half their area burnt

Graham Readfearn

16, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Bushfire article in the Australian that fuelled misinformation cleared by press council
Article on arson arrests published by Murdoch-owned News Corp paper during Black Summer fires was shared by Donald Trump Jr

Graham Readfearn

16, Feb, 2021 @5:02 AM

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Labor steps up criticism of bushfire grants after damage report by federal agency revealed
Former Coalition economic adviser Peter Crone’s report shows 48.1% of the Blue Mountains area was fire-affected yet it missed out on funding

Daniel Hurst

14, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Australians should be worried about future emissions. To be told otherwise is absurd | Jeff Sparrow
By not caring about 2050, our politicians are announcing their indifference to a world in which children have become parents

Jeff Sparrow

09, Feb, 2021 @1:32 AM

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Pork barrelling is 'what elections are for': John Barilaro defends bushfire grants
Blue Mountains mayor refutes NSW deputy premier’s assertion that councils in non-Coalition seats were not eligible

Michael McGowan

08, Feb, 2021 @7:54 AM

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Perth hills bushfire: forecast rains could help contain blaze that has destroyed 86 homes
But before the expected weekend rains, firefighters will have to contend with strong winds whipping up the flames

Matilda Boseley and Mostafa Rachwani

05, Feb, 2021 @11:33 AM

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'Truly remarkable': WA premier praises effort to save Perth hills township from raging bushfire
More than 80 homes have been lost but Shady Hills was saved ‘thanks to the incredible work’ of firefighters

Matilda Boseley and Mostafa Rachwani

04, Feb, 2021 @9:27 AM

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Chief confident tournament will go ahead despite new threat, more vaccines on order – as it happened
All players and staff expected to return negative tests with play still scheduled for Friday. This blog is now closed

Mostafa Rachwani and Amy Remeikis (earlier)

04, Feb, 2021 @7:34 AM

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Threatened species at risk from Kangaroo Island bushfire in area untouched by 2020 inferno
Blaze labelled ‘worst-case scenario’ as it menaces area considered a vital refuge for several species

Graham Readfearn

03, Feb, 2021 @10:31 AM

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