Australia summer bushfires: How are the plant and animal survivors 6 months on? We mapped their recovery

  • Published on July 16th, 2020

Australia roared into 2020 as a land on fire. The human and property loss was staggering, but the damage to nature was equally hard to fathom. By the end of the fire season 18.6 million hectares of land was destroyed. So what’s become of animal and plant survivors in the months since?

Australia data Summer bushfires: how are the plant and animal survivors 6 months on?
(State Government of Victoria/Agriculture, Water and the Environment/The Conversation)

By Anthea Batsakis, The Conversation; Nicole Hasham, The Conversation, and Wes Mountain, The Conversation

Click through below to explore the impact Australia’s summer of fires had on an already drought-ravaged landscape and the work being done to rescue and recover habitats.


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Anthea Batsakis, Deputy Editor: Environment + Energy, The Conversation; Nicole Hasham, Section Editor: Energy + Environment, The Conversation, and Wes Mountain, Multimedia Editor, The Conversation

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

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