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Above normal bushfire potential is predicted for much of Australia over the coming months, according to the first national assessment from climatologists, meteorologists and fire agency staff.
Eucalypts are arguably the defining feature of Australia’s flora. There are more than 800 species of eucalypts and their range in Australia extends from sub-alpine areas, through wet and dry coastal forests, to temperate woodlands and the arid inland. There are only about 12 species of eucalypt that occur naturally outside Australia, and only two species are not found in Australia.
The mysteries of climate change are being explored across the high plains and mountain forests of Australia through a study trying to unravel the complex interaction among water yield, fire, drought and long term changes in climate.
Many wildland firefighter deaths and injuries in Australia and overseas have resulted from firefighters being surprised and overtaken by a fast-moving fire - both on foot and in vehicles, in both grass and forest environments.

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The Australian
Mon, 26/10/2009
Hobart Mercury
Tue, 15/09/2009
Science Alert
Tue, 15/09/2009
Adelaide Now
Mon, 14/09/2009
Ninemsn
Fri, 14/08/2009
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Fri, 14/08/2009
WA Today
Fri, 07/08/2009
702 ABC Sydney
Mon, 27/04/2009
Uni of California, Berkeley News
Wed, 04/03/2009
Guy Healy, The Australian
Wed, 04/03/2009
David Fogarty, Climate Change Correspondent, Asia
Thu, 26/02/2009

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Posted: 5 years 4 months ago

After 11 years, we are about to enter the last month of your Bushfire CRC. It has been an incredible journey since 2003.

For me, what has stood out the most, notwithstanding the ground breaking research, is the culture change the industry has undertaken throughout this period. At the heart of this has been the close partnership between the Bushfire CRC and AFAC. The...

Posted: 5 years 4 months ago

There is only a month left of the Bushfire CRC, but there is plenty of activity going on. The Research to Drive Change series has been launched, with two successful online forums held. Keep your eyes peeled to the...

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