Over one billion animals have been killed in fires in Australia

Fires in Australia: Over 1 Billion Animals Killed in the Fires

According to a joint study by WWF and a researcher from the University of Sydney, 1.25 billion mammals, reptiles, birds, frogs and invertebrates have died. A massacre. The fires that have ravaged Australia since September 2019 have killed, directly or indirectly, 1.25 billion animals, according to a joint study by WWF Australia and a researcher from the University of […]

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A charred vehicle after forest fires in the village of Mogo in New South Wales in Australia on January 6, 2010.

Fire in Australia: Firefighters Redouble their Efforts Before the Next Heat Wave

Dozens of fires are still out of control in Australia. A further rise in temperatures, accompanied by strong winds, is expected on Friday 10th January 2020. Firefighters redoubled their efforts Tuesday 7th January 2020 to regain control of gigantic forest fires in Australia, taking advantage of punctually less unfavourable weather before a new heatwave in the coming […]

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Australians bathe in Jindabyne Lake in New South Wales to cool off while the sky is reddened by fire, January 4, 2020.

Fires in Australia: Tens of Thousands Evacuate Southeast

Locals and tourists are fleeing New South Wales on Saturday 4th January 2020, as weather conditions threaten to further aggravate the devastating forest fires. Tens of thousands of Australians were evacuated Saturday 4th January 2020 their homes to flee forest fires exacerbated by catastrophic weather conditions. Temperatures exceeded 40 ° C on Saturday and strong winds were blowing, stoking hundreds of forest fires most […]

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Photo handed over by the Australian navy of people evacuated by the sea from the city of Mallacoota, in the state of Victoria, on January 3, 2020

Fires in Australia: Hundreds of Evacuees Surrounded by Forest Fires

The Australian Navy has evacuated hundreds of people, trapped in their city by devastating forest fires, causing at least 20 deaths. The Australian Navy began Friday 3rd January 2020 the evacuation of hundreds of people trapped in a city in the southeast surrounded by fires, on the eve of a weekend for which the country fears further […]

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The sky reddened by flames on December 31, 2019 near the town of Nowra, New South Wales, Australia.

Fires in Australia: Thousands of People Trapped on Beaches

Australia has been in flames since September, but rising temperatures and strong winds have fueled them. Thousands of people were forced Tuesday 31st December 2019 to find refuge on the beaches of southeast Australia to escape the violent fires that ravage this very tourist region. Some 4,000 vacationers and residents found themselves trapped on the sea leash of […]

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Violent fires, thousands of evacuees in California

California: Violent Fires, Thousands of Evacuees

The flames burned thousands of hectares and forced the evacuation of at least 50,000 people in a wine-growing area north of San Francisco, California. Violent fires broke out on Thursday 24th October 2019 in various areas of California, both in the north and in the south of the state, where the flames burned thousands of hectares […]

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Pope Francis greets representatives of the indigenous peoples of Amazonia during a homily at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican on October 6, 2019.

Fire in the Amazon: Pope Francis Denounces “Destructive Interests”

The fires that ravaged the Amazon this summer are at the heart of the synod that opened in the Vatican Sunday 6th October 2019 bringing together 113 bishops from the Panamazonian zone. The Pope Francis denounced Sunday 6th October 2019 “the greed of new colonialism” and lamented the fires lit “by interests that destroy,” by opening a synod dedicated to […]

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Fires ravage several hundred hectares in south, west and central France

Fires Ravage Several Hundred Hectares in South, West and Central France

After a scorching summer, fires ravaged hundreds of hectares in several French departments, affected by drought. Fires continued Thursday 5th September 2019 to devastate hundreds of hectares in several French departments, affected by drought after a scorching summer. At the end of the day, at the gates of Marseille, two fires caused monster traffic jams. The most important fire left […]

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Amazon rainforest in Brazil, burns more and more

Brazil: Amazon Rainforest Burns More and More

Despite the ban on burning in certain areas of the Amazon, nearly 4,000 new fires have been recorded in Brazil in the last two days. The fires in Brazil continue to grow, especially in the Amazon, despite the mobilization of the army and the prohibition of burning in the largest tropical forest in the world. According to the National Institute of […]

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The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro believes that "Europe has no lesson to give" to his country, in the grip of fires ever more intense in the Amazon.

Amazon: Jair Bolsonaro Attacks Europe, Fires Progress

The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro believes that “Europe has no lesson to give” to his country, in the grip of fires ever more intense in the Amazon. “Europe has no lesson to give” in Brazil. This is what President Jair Bolsonaro launched on Friday 30th August 2019, about the Amazon, where the number of fires has risen sharply the previous day […]

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