Australian bush fires

Bush fires are not something new for Australia. Th recent bush fires have caused havoc like never before. To gauge the severity of this, let us take a look at the statistics below (source - Greenpeace International)

The extent of destruction in terms of are is given below.

Year 2018 - California fires - 7.66 k hectares

Year 2019 - Indonesia - 1.6 milllion hectares

Year 2019 - Brazilian Amazon - 5.5 million hectares

Year 2019-2020 - Australia - 8.4 million hectares

australian bush fires kill millions of animals

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