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Bushfire continues to rage in southwest WA

Firefighters battling a major bushfire in Western Australia's renowned Margaret River region have made good progress but the blaze remains uncontained. The fire has ripped through more than 6000 hectares in the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park over the past two days. Authorities are particularly worried about properties on the eastern side…
bubmag
December 9, 2021
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Western Australia warns of dangerous bushfire near Perth

Author of the article: MELBOURNE — Western Australia’s emergency services issued a bushfire warning on Sunday for an out of control blaze east of the state capital Perth that was threatening homes and lives. “If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place,” Emergency Western Australia told residents…
bubmag
November 14, 2021
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Wildfire bees on the brink

Graphical summary of the study. Credit: Flinders University The number of threatened Australian native bee species is expected to increase by nearly  five times after the devastating Black Summer bushfires in 2019-20, new research led by Flinders University has found. With 24 million hectares of Australia's land area burnt, researchers…
bubmag
October 1, 2021
Bushfire

Wildfire bees on brink

The number of threatened Australian native bee species is expected to increase by nearly five times after the devastating Black Summer bushfires in 2019-20, new research led by Flinders University has found. With 24 million hectares of Australia’s land area burnt, researchers say the casualties are clear among bee fauna…
bubmag
October 1, 2021
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Summer bushfires see ‘interesting stat’ emerge

The devastating bushfires from a couple of summers ago have seen an “interesting stat” emerge, according to Sky News host Paul Murray. “Apparently a whole collection of stuff that was burnt went up into the air, landed back into the ocean and has produced algal blooms that are bigger than…
bubmag
September 18, 2021