Australian Fires: What Is Happening?

About 12 million acres of land has burned due to the fires.

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

In September 2019, Australia experienced a set of deadly fires in New South Wales and Queensland, which soon began to spread all throughout the continent and continue to do so.  These tragic fires have caused the death of 480 million animals, the death of 25 people, burned over 2,000 homes and damaged 12 million acres of land. To make matters worse, the quality of air is very poor due to the smoke and fire. ...

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