australia-fires

Environment
The glossy black cockatoo, Kangaroo Island dunnart and southern corroboree frog are just some of the species that could face extinction.
World News
Thousands of pounds of carrots and sweet potatoes were airdropped across New South Wales.
Tech
As people desperately seek ways to help, grifters are ready to meet their demand.
World News
Shane Fitzsimmons, commissioner of New South Wales Rural Fire Service, shared a video of the emotional moment on Twitter.
World News
The arson suspects are among 183 people facing bushfire-related offenses in the fire-ravaged state, police said.
Entertainment
The lipstick mogul shared an image of her mink slippers after lamenting the loss of animal life in Australia's wildfires.
World News
Ecologists at the University of Sydney and WWF Australia estimate that a billion is a conservative figure.
Entertainment
The "Loudest Voice" actor was a no-show at Sunday's ceremony, while Blanchett, Ellen DeGeneres, Nicole Kidman and other stars spoke out.
World News
The Australian comedian's fundraiser for local fire services battling wildfires has set off a global chain reaction.
Politics
So far, blazes have burned across 14.7 million acres in Australia, and firefighters are working tirelessly to stop them.
Entertainment
The pop star promised half a million dollars for "the local fire services that are battling so hard on the frontlines."
World News
Politicians including Bernie Sanders blasted the oil giant's New Year's tweet, accusing the company of fueling a climate crisis that's worsening deadly fires.
World News
Residents yelled at the visiting leader for his inaction, telling him he should be "ashamed" and that he'd "left the country to burn."
World News
Officials told visitors to leave the South Coast region of New South Wales as they declared a seven-day state of emergency in the state.
World News
Harrowing scenes showing fleeing kangaroos, burnt koalas and dead birds have appeared on social media.
World News
People in the coastal town of Mallacoota are sheltering on the beach as the wildfire approaches.
Environment
The animals face burning, starvation and scant water resources.
Impact
Wildfires burned around the world this year from Australia, the Amazon and California. These forest blazes are part of nature but climate change is making them more frequent and more intense.
The World Post
"It's hard to definitely say that (the worst is over) at this stage," said RFS spokeswoman Natalie Sanders. "We have got
The World Post
The wildfires that have ripped through Australia's state of New South Wales and destroyed more than 200 homes are now threatening