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The Aral Sea
Change in Urban Areas
Changing the Land
The facts about bushfires and climate change
What causes bushfires?
Black Saturday 7 Feb 2009
Fort McMurray fires
Impact and Responses
Canada wildfire: Thousands flee uncontrolled fire including entire city of Fort McMurray
The Fort McMurray fire: What’s happening now, and what you’ve missed
Final Update 39: 2016 Wildfires
Humans probably caused Fort McMurray wildfire: Canadian police
Fort McMurray wildfires damage cost $3.58 billion
Costs of Alberta wildfire reach $9.5 billion: Study
Conservative MPs slam Alberta government's response to Fort McMurray fires
Fort McMurray & the Wood Buffalo Region wildfire recovery
Province to review Fort McMurray emergency response
Alberta orders review of response to Fort McMurray wildfire
New South Wales
The bushfires’ path of destruction
Australia Fire Maps: Where the Devastating Wildfires Are Burning
The truth behind the 'misleading' fire maps that have gone viral during Australia's bushfire crisis
Australia's Deadly Wildfires in Photos: The View from Space
Australia fires: A visual guide to the bushfire crisis
Cut off: How the crisis at Mallacoota unfolded
'Like times of war': Inside the huge Mallacoota evacuation
Mallacoota after the bushfire horror: 'All you can do is help now'
A month on from the devastating bushfire, Mallacoota is beginning its recovery
NSW fires hit emergency level as soaring temperatures stoke multiple danger zones
Bushfire emergency: No longer safe to leave NSW fire zones, Premier Gladys Berejiklian says
NSW fire threat to worsen as erratic winds bear down on several areas
‘Mega fire’ forms as blazes on NSW-Victoria border join up
After more than 240 days, Australia's New South Wales is finally free from bushfires
The devastating toll of Australia’s bushfires revealed
Bushfires: more than 20 homes lost as more than 70 blazes rage in Queensland and NSW
Quiet fire season in north Queensland so far, but hazard reduction burn windows narrowing, firies say
Queensland's bushfire devastation captured in pictures
November 2019 bushfires update- dangerous weekend ahead
There’s No Place Like Kangaroo Island. Can It Survive Australia’s Fires?
Australia fires: 'Apocalypse' comes to Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island before-and-after photos show bushfire destruction as national park reopens
Kangaroo Island bushfires: grave fears for unique wildlife after estimated 25,000 koalas killed
Kangaroo Island koala population plummets to 5000-10,000 following devastating bushfires
Impact and Responses
About Black Saturday
This page from the CFA includes statistics, maps, details of losses, and general information about the Black Saturday fires.
Black Saturday bushfires
Australia bushfires of 2009
Access from school only.
Scientists Say Logging Was One Of The Reasons The 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires Were So Intense
Marysville fire deliberately lit: police
Lightning starts new bushfires in Grampians
Man 'accidentally' lit fatal Victoria Black Saturday bushfire, court told
The cost of natural disasters
Skip to page 7 of this document for detailed information about the financial, human, environmental and economic costs of Black Saturday.
Estimating the net cost of the 2009 Black Saturday Fires to the affected regions
This article from Fire Australia is long, but it provides an excellent breakdown of the losses and their financial cost.
Final report summary
This summary from the Royal Commission covers the events of Black Saturday and the recommended responses.
Long term recovery impacts
These videos from the Bushfire Education Foundation discuss the findings of a Melbourne University study on the aftermath of Black Saturday.
We remember - six years on
This article from the RSPCA discusses their fundraising and responses in the aftermath of Black Saturday.
This excerpt from a report by Climate Change Victoria is long, but it contains a lot of very useful information on Black Saturday, as well as the cost and the environmental impact.
Black Saturday mosaic (ABC)
Black Saturday Museum - personal stories
Bushfires and Climate Change Fact Sheet
Impact and Responses
Portugal forest fires: Three days of mourning for 62 victims
Dozens now confirmed dead in Portuguese bushfires
Residents survive deadly Portugal forest fire by hiding in water tank
Lightning suspected cause
Portuguese look to Australian warning systems after forest fires kill 62
Location and immediate responses
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