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