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Interesting (and sad) Articles Relating to the Bushfires

I was researching for a separate fundraiser I’m doing at the moment and while doing so found some articles that I thought other people might want to check out. There are some sad facts so keep that in mind.

WATER POLLUTION – NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/01/australian-fires-threaten-to-pollute-water/

PROTECTED SPECIES IN FIRE AFFECTED AREAS (downloadable excel spreadsheet – it’s safe)

https://www.environment.gov.au/system/files/pages/a8d10ce5-6a49-4fc2-b94d-575d6d11c547/files/protected-species-in-fire-affected-areas-20Jan.xlsx

WHICH ANIMALS FARE BEST AND WORST – BBC

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-50511963

VISUAL GUIDE TO BUSHFIRES – BBC

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-50951043

1 comment

guppy

This is truly heartbreaking. The effects of these fires are so devastating and it is so sad to see how much of the land, animals and people are affected by them. However, unfortunately, it is also important for people to see articles like this as concrete proof to the existence of climate change and how it is impacting our Earth...

1st Feb, 20