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Don’t let the truth of these terrible weeks be forgotten or rewritten

14 January 2020

5:44 PM

14 January 2020

5:44 PM

The infernos of January 2020 will be remembered for destroying so much of south-eastern Australia. I weep for their victims. So many people and so much wildlife in so much pain.

In terms of area of land burnt, these last few weeks may be recorded as unprecedented. This has everything to do with our mismanagement of the landscape, including the lack of hazard reduction burning especially in eucalyptus forests.

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