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Smoke from Australian bushfires will travel around the world

Smoke from Australian bushfires will travel around the world

The bushfires tearing through Australia are everyone’s problem, according to National Aeronautics and Space Administration researchers who predict that smoke from the blaze will make its way … Read full article: Smoke from Australian bushfires will tra...→

Smoke from Australian bushfires will travel around the world

Smoke from Australian bushfires will travel around the world

The bushfires tearing through Australia are everyone’s problem, according to National Aeronautics and Space Administration researchers who predict that smoke from the blaze will make its way … Read full article: Smoke from Australian bushfires will tra...→

Koalas Popping Up Around NYC To Raise Money, Awareness For Australian Bushfires

Koalas Popping Up Around NYC To Raise Money, Awareness For Australian Bushfires

The GoFundMe campaign started a couple weeks ago and has been so successful, it's now spread to London as well. Read full article: Koalas Popping Up Around NYC To Raise Mo...→

First smoke, now rain as Australian Open struggles with weather

First smoke, now rain as Australian Open struggles with weather

Rain is wreaking havoc with the year's first major tennis tournament after air quality issues from wildfires impacted qualifying play earlier. Read full article: First smoke, now rain as Australian Open...→

Photos of grieving koala on Kangaroo Island highlights devastation caused by Australian bushfires

Photos of grieving koala on Kangaroo Island highlights devastation caused by Australian bushfires

Photos of an injured koala sitting next to a dead koala emerged on Wednesday as relief workers attempt to rescue surviving wildlife on Kangaroo Island, Australia. Read full article: Photos of grieving koala on Kangaroo Isl...→

Australia wildfire areas may see thunderstorms, heavy rain as smoke impacts Australian Open

Australia wildfire areas may see thunderstorms, heavy rain as smoke impacts Australian Open

After weeks of devastating wildfires that have scorched Australia, hard-hit communities are finally about to see some relief. Read full article: Australia wildfire areas may see thunder...→

Tennis player forced to quit Australian Open qualifier after suffering coughing fit due to smoke from wildfires

Tennis player forced to quit Australian Open qualifier after suffering coughing fit due to smoke from wildfires

A Slovenian tennis player attempting to get into the Australian Open was forced to retire from her qualifying match after suffering a coughing fit due to the raging wildfires plaguing the country. Read full article: Tennis player forced to quit Australian ...→

Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities

Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities

Fire alarms have been sounding in high-rise buildings across downtown Sydney and Melbourne as dense smoke from distant wildfires confuse electronic sensors Read full article: Australian wildfire smoke stokes health ...→

NASA: Smoke from Australia wildfires have circled the globe

NASA: Smoke from Australia wildfires have circled the globe

The smoke from recent wildfires could be affecting air quality throughout the southern hemisphere. Read full article: NASA: Smoke from Australia wildfires hav...→

Australia fires: NASA warns that smoke from bushfires will travel around the world

Australia fires: NASA warns that smoke from bushfires will travel around the world

Smoke from the devastating Australian bushfires will travel around the globe, according to data compiled by NASA. Read full article: Australia fires: NASA warns that smoke f...→

The World Saw This Australian Beach Town Burn. It’s Still Cut Off.

The World Saw This Australian Beach Town Burn. It’s Still Cut Off.

Mallacoota, where people huddled on the shore for safety on New Year’s Eve, is rationing fuel and relying on the military for help. Read full article: The World Saw This Australian Beach Town...→

Melbourne wreathed in smoke as bushfires keep burning

Melbourne wreathed in smoke as bushfires keep burning

“I wish I could say this was over, but we have a long way to go. We’ve got the smoke in our communities at the moment and it is at very poor or hazardous levels,” Lisa Neville, Vi… Read full article: Melbourne wreathed in smoke as bushfires...→

In Australia, people are rushing to hospitals in cities choked by wildfire smoke

In Australia, people are rushing to hospitals in cities choked by wildfire smoke

Australia's bush fires have blanketed parts of the continent with pollution, affecting hundreds of thousands of people, including its biggest cities. What are the long-term health implications of so many people exposed to smoke for so long? Read full article: In Australia, people are rushing to hosp...→

Australian Instagram star slammed for posting inappropriate photo during Australia bushfires

An Australian Instagram star was excoriated for posting a since-deleted photo of herself in a wet T-shirt in an effort to raise funds for the devastating bushfires in the country. Read full article: Australian Instagram star slammed for po...→

Tammy Hebrow, Australian Instagram star, slammed for tone-deaf photo amid bushfires

Tammy Hebrow, Australian Instagram star, slammed for tone-deaf photo amid bushfires

An Australian Instagram star was excoriated for posting a since-deleted photo of herself in a wet T-shirt in an effort to raise funds for the devastating bushfires in the country. Tammy Hembrow, wh… Read full article: Tammy Hebrow, Australian Instagram star,...→

Australia bushfires unearth a 6,600-year-old Indigenous fish-trapping system

Australia bushfires unearth a 6,600-year-old Indigenous fish-trapping system

When bushfires fires hit the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape in southwest Victoria, they removed vegetation and revealed previously hidden sections of an ancient aquaculture system. Read full article: Australia bushfires unearth a 6,600-year...→

The Politics of Climate Change After Australian Bushfires

The Politics of Climate Change After Australian Bushfires

On our last day here in Australia, we traveled to the country’s capital city of Canberra.  This city is home to Parliament House and Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who has been facing intense criticism for his handling of the bush fires that have been scorching the country and his views on climate change. Twelve days ago, tens of thousands rallied… Read full article: The Politics of Climate Change After Aus...→

Heavy rain helps calm Australia bushfires — but brings floods

Heavy rain helps calm Australia bushfires — but brings floods

A heavy rain gave Australia a reprieve from the deadly bush fires on Saturday, but brought a new problem — flash flooding and road closures. Authorities shuttered major highways, parks and to… Read full article: Heavy rain helps calm Australia bushfire...→

Australian Open Resumes After Bushfire Smoke Clears

Australian Open Resumes After Bushfire Smoke Clears

The Melbourne skies were largely clear of bushfire smoke on Thursday as Australian Open organizers defended their decision to continue playing qualifiers during two days when a thick haze enveloped the city. Read full article: Australian Open Resumes After Bushfire S...→

Aviation Industry Feels Heat to Reduce Carbon Footprint as Australian Bushfires Rage

Aviation Industry Feels Heat to Reduce Carbon Footprint as Australian Bushfires Rage

While the airline industry moves toward environmental stewardship, nearly 100 fires are still burning across Australia. Read full article: Aviation Industry Feels Heat to Reduce C...→

Smoke haze again forces delay in Australian Open qualifying | WTOP

Smoke haze again forces delay in Australian Open qualifying | WTOP

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Open officials have delayed the start of play by two hours on the second day of qualifying, hoping that smoke from regional wild fires will clear later Wednesday. Read full article: Smoke haze again forces delay in Austral...→

Rally for Relief: Serena Williams, Roger Federer and other tennis stars take part in Australia bushfires relief fundraiser

Rally for Relief: Serena Williams, Roger Federer and other tennis stars take part in Australia bushfires relief fundraiser

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams are among the players in action in the fundraiser for the victims of the bushfires. Read full article: Rally for Relief: Serena Williams, Roger...→

Australian Open: Players Struggle on Court Due to Bushfire Smoke

Australian Open: Players Struggle on Court Due to Bushfire Smoke

Smoke haze and poor air quality caused by wildfires temporarily suspended practice sessions for the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Tuesday, but qualifying began later in the morning in “very poor” air quality. Read full article: Australian Open: Players Struggle on Cou...→

Player quits Australian Open after coughing fit in smoke-clogged air

Player quits Australian Open after coughing fit in smoke-clogged air

The air quality in Melbourne was “the worst in the world” overnight, according to Victoria state’s chief health officer. Read full article: Player quits Australian Open after cough...→

WATCH: Officials Airdrop Food to Wildlife Affected by Australia Bushfires

WATCH: Officials Airdrop Food to Wildlife Affected by Australia Bushfires

Vegetables were air-dropped to feed Australian wildlife recently after their food sources were burned by the bushfires. Read full article: WATCH: Officials Airdrop Food to Wildlif...→

World leaders travel to Oman to meet its newly named sultan

World leaders travel to Oman to meet its newly named sultan

World leaders are traveling to Oman to meet the country's new sultan, named just a day earlier after the death of the nation's longtime ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said Read full article: World leaders travel to Oman to meet its...→

Heartbroken boy cradles dead wallaby killed in Australian bushfires

Heartbroken boy cradles dead wallaby killed in Australian bushfires

An Australian wildlife expert shared a heartbreaking photo of his 7-year-old son holding a dead wallaby in his arms — killed in the catastrophic bushfires that have ravaged the continent. “Th… Read full article: Heartbroken boy cradles dead wallaby kil...→

‘Many billions’ of animals feared dead in Australian bushfires

‘Many billions’ of animals feared dead in Australian bushfires

After warning last week that half a billion animals may have been lost, experts revised the death toll, saying the number is now believed to be in the “many, many, many billions,” The A… Read full article: ‘Many billions’ of animals feared dead i...→

Australian bushfires destroy sanctuary for rare bees

Australian bushfires destroy sanctuary for rare bees

After losing almost half of his 1,200 hives of Ligurian bees to the blazes, Peter Davis hopes relocating the remainder to unburnt forest and a food supply of eucalypt sugar gums will save them. Read full article: Australian bushfires destroy sanctuary f...→

Heavy rain brings flash floods to parts of eastern Australia as bushfires rage on

Heavy rain brings flash floods to parts of eastern Australia as bushfires rage on

Heavy rainstorms have brought some relief to Australia on Saturday as they soaked the ravaging bushfires, they also led flash flooding. Read full article: Heavy rain brings flash floods to parts ...→

Scientists find Australian wildfire smoke has circled the globe

Scientists find Australian wildfire smoke has circled the globe

A satellite traced the movement of the smoke and produced an image Monday showing areas in Australia where the smoke had reached its place of origin. Read full article: Scientists find Australian wildfire smok...→

Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities

Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities

The ongoing fires raise fears for the long-term health consequences if prolonged exposure to choking smoke becomes the new summer norm. Read full article: Australian wildfire smoke stokes health ...→

Australian Wildfire Smoke Stokes Health Fears in Cities

Australian Wildfire Smoke Stokes Health Fears in Cities

Fire alarms have been sounding in high-rise buildings across downtown Sydney and Melbourne as dense smoke from distant wildfires confuse electronic sensors. Modern government office blocks in the Australian capital Canberra have been closed because the air inside is too dangerous for civil servants to breathe. Read full article: Australian Wildfire Smoke Stokes Health ...→

The world saw this Australian beach town burn. It’s still cut off.

The world saw this Australian beach town burn. It’s still cut off.

With the only road in or out blocked for two weeks by fallen and smoldering trees, the usually laid-back beach town, Mallacoota, has grown tense with the hardships that come with isolation. Help has come slowly, by air and sea. Read full article: The world saw this Australian beach town...→

Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Pays Homage to Australia Amid Bushfires

Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Pays Homage to Australia Amid Bushfires

First Lady Melania Trump made an unexpected homage to Australia on Monday evening at the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship. Read full article: Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Pays Homage...→

When it comes to the Australian bushfires, Rupert Murdoch is an arsonist

When it comes to the Australian bushfires, Rupert Murdoch is an arsonist

The distortions in News Corp media were so egregious that even Rupert Murdoch's son James has launched a public critique. Read full article: When it comes to the Australian bushfire...→

Smoke from Australia fires has now reached the stratosphere, NASA says

Smoke from Australia fires has now reached the stratosphere, NASA says

Since September last year, hundreds of fires have burned millions of hectares in Australia, leaving at least 28 people dead. Read full article: Smoke from Australia fires has now reach...→

Australia is dropping thousands of veggies from helicopters for hungry animals escaping bushfires

Australia is dropping thousands of veggies from helicopters for hungry animals escaping bushfires

(CNN) — The mission is known as Operation Rock Wallaby. The New South Wales (NWS) government is working to make sure the brush-tailed rock-wallabies affected by... Read full article: Australia is dropping thousands of veggi...→

World Leaders Travel to Oman to Meet Newly Named Sultan

World leaders traveled Sunday to Oman to meet the country’s new sultan, named just a day earlier after the death of the nation’s longtime ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said. Read full article: World Leaders Travel to Oman to Meet New...→

Rescue dogs helping save koalas from Australian bushfires

Rescue dogs helping save koalas from Australian bushfires

With koalas in danger of extinction in the midst of catastrophic Australian bushfires, the endangered marsupials have a new guardian angel — dogs. Rescuers in Australia are deploying the four… Read full article: Rescue dogs helping save koalas from Aus...→

Climate activists to single out Prime Minister Scott Morrison in marches across Australia as bushfires rage

Climate activists to single out Prime Minister Scott Morrison in marches across Australia as bushfires rage

(CNN) — Thousands of activists are set to march across nine cities in Australia on Friday, singling out Prime Minister Scott Morrison for climate inaction... Read full article: Climate activists to single out Prime Mi...→

Michigan named one of the best places to travel in the world this year

Michigan named one of the best places to travel in the world this year

Michigan is the best, as those of us who live here know. But now, we're getting recognition as one of the best places to travel in the world this year. Read full article: Michigan named one of the best places to...→

The Politics of Climate Change After Australian Bushfires

The Politics of Climate Change After Australian Bushfires

On our last day here in Australia, we traveled to the country’s capital city of Canberra.  This city is home to Parliament House and Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who has been facing intense criticism for his handling of the bush fires that have been scorching the country and his views on climate change. Twelve days ago, tens of thousands rallied… Read full article: The Politics of Climate Change After Aus...→

First smoke, now rain as Australian Open struggles with weather

First smoke, now rain as Australian Open struggles with weather

Rain is wreaking havoc with the year's first major tennis tournament after air quality issues from wildfires impacted qualifying play earlier. Read full article: First smoke, now rain as Australian Open...→

Heavy rain brings flash floods to parts of eastern Australia as bushfires rage on

Heavy rain brings flash floods to parts of eastern Australia as bushfires rage on

Heavy rainstorms have brought some relief to Australia on Saturday as they soaked the ravaging bushfires, they also led flash flooding. Read full article: Heavy rain brings flash floods to parts ...→

Australian Open Resumes After Bushfire Smoke Clears

Australian Open Resumes After Bushfire Smoke Clears

The Melbourne skies were largely clear of bushfire smoke on Thursday as Australian Open organizers defended their decision to continue playing qualifiers during two days when a thick haze enveloped the city. Read full article: Australian Open Resumes After Bushfire S...→

Australia wildfire areas may see thunderstorms, heavy rain as smoke impacts Australian Open

Australia wildfire areas may see thunderstorms, heavy rain as smoke impacts Australian Open

After weeks of devastating wildfires that have scorched Australia, hard-hit communities are finally about to see some relief. Read full article: Australia wildfire areas may see thunder...→

Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities

Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities

The ongoing fires raise fears for the long-term health consequences if prolonged exposure to choking smoke becomes the new summer norm. Read full article: Australian wildfire smoke stokes health ...→

Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities

Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities

Fire alarms have been sounding in high-rise buildings across downtown Sydney and Melbourne as dense smoke from distant wildfires confuse electronic sensors Read full article: Australian wildfire smoke stokes health ...→

The world saw this Australian beach town burn. It’s still cut off.

The world saw this Australian beach town burn. It’s still cut off.

With the only road in or out blocked for two weeks by fallen and smoldering trees, the usually laid-back beach town, Mallacoota, has grown tense with the hardships that come with isolation. Help has come slowly, by air and sea. Read full article: The world saw this Australian beach town...→

Rally for Relief: Serena Williams, Roger Federer and other tennis stars take part in Australia bushfires relief fundraiser

Rally for Relief: Serena Williams, Roger Federer and other tennis stars take part in Australia bushfires relief fundraiser

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams are among the players in action in the fundraiser for the victims of the bushfires. Read full article: Rally for Relief: Serena Williams, Roger...→

Australia fires: NASA warns that smoke from bushfires will travel around the world

Australia fires: NASA warns that smoke from bushfires will travel around the world

Smoke from the devastating Australian bushfires will travel around the globe, according to data compiled by NASA. Read full article: Australia fires: NASA warns that smoke f...→

When it comes to the Australian bushfires, Rupert Murdoch is an arsonist

When it comes to the Australian bushfires, Rupert Murdoch is an arsonist

The distortions in News Corp media were so egregious that even Rupert Murdoch's son James has launched a public critique. Read full article: When it comes to the Australian bushfire...→

Smoke from Australia fires has now reached the stratosphere, NASA says

Smoke from Australia fires has now reached the stratosphere, NASA says

Since September last year, hundreds of fires have burned millions of hectares in Australia, leaving at least 28 people dead. Read full article: Smoke from Australia fires has now reach...→

WATCH: Officials Airdrop Food to Wildlife Affected by Australia Bushfires

WATCH: Officials Airdrop Food to Wildlife Affected by Australia Bushfires

Vegetables were air-dropped to feed Australian wildlife recently after their food sources were burned by the bushfires. Read full article: WATCH: Officials Airdrop Food to Wildlif...→

In Australia, people are rushing to hospitals in cities choked by wildfire smoke

In Australia, people are rushing to hospitals in cities choked by wildfire smoke

Australia's bush fires have blanketed parts of the continent with pollution, affecting hundreds of thousands of people, including its biggest cities. What are the long-term health implications of so many people exposed to smoke for so long? Read full article: In Australia, people are rushing to hosp...→

World Leaders Travel to Oman to Meet Newly Named Sultan

World leaders traveled Sunday to Oman to meet the country’s new sultan, named just a day earlier after the death of the nation’s longtime ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said. Read full article: World Leaders Travel to Oman to Meet New...→

Climate activists to single out Prime Minister Scott Morrison in marches across Australia as bushfires rage

Climate activists to single out Prime Minister Scott Morrison in marches across Australia as bushfires rage

(CNN) — Thousands of activists are set to march across nine cities in Australia on Friday, singling out Prime Minister Scott Morrison for climate inaction... Read full article: Climate activists to single out Prime Mi...→

‘Many billions’ of animals feared dead in Australian bushfires

‘Many billions’ of animals feared dead in Australian bushfires

After warning last week that half a billion animals may have been lost, experts revised the death toll, saying the number is now believed to be in the “many, many, many billions,” The A… Read full article: ‘Many billions’ of animals feared dead i...→

Tammy Hebrow, Australian Instagram star, slammed for tone-deaf photo amid bushfires

Tammy Hebrow, Australian Instagram star, slammed for tone-deaf photo amid bushfires

An Australian Instagram star was excoriated for posting a since-deleted photo of herself in a wet T-shirt in an effort to raise funds for the devastating bushfires in the country. Tammy Hembrow, wh… Read full article: Tammy Hebrow, Australian Instagram star,...→

Australia bushfires unearth a 6,600-year-old Indigenous fish-trapping system

Australia bushfires unearth a 6,600-year-old Indigenous fish-trapping system

When bushfires fires hit the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape in southwest Victoria, they removed vegetation and revealed previously hidden sections of an ancient aquaculture system. Read full article: Australia bushfires unearth a 6,600-year...→

Koalas Popping Up Around NYC To Raise Money, Awareness For Australian Bushfires

Koalas Popping Up Around NYC To Raise Money, Awareness For Australian Bushfires

The GoFundMe campaign started a couple weeks ago and has been so successful, it's now spread to London as well. Read full article: Koalas Popping Up Around NYC To Raise Mo...→

Australian bushfires destroy sanctuary for rare bees

Australian bushfires destroy sanctuary for rare bees

After losing almost half of his 1,200 hives of Ligurian bees to the blazes, Peter Davis hopes relocating the remainder to unburnt forest and a food supply of eucalypt sugar gums will save them. Read full article: Australian bushfires destroy sanctuary f...→

Heavy rain helps calm Australia bushfires — but brings floods

Heavy rain helps calm Australia bushfires — but brings floods

A heavy rain gave Australia a reprieve from the deadly bush fires on Saturday, but brought a new problem — flash flooding and road closures. Authorities shuttered major highways, parks and to… Read full article: Heavy rain helps calm Australia bushfire...→

Photos of grieving koala on Kangaroo Island highlights devastation caused by Australian bushfires

Photos of grieving koala on Kangaroo Island highlights devastation caused by Australian bushfires

Photos of an injured koala sitting next to a dead koala emerged on Wednesday as relief workers attempt to rescue surviving wildlife on Kangaroo Island, Australia. Read full article: Photos of grieving koala on Kangaroo Isl...→

Scientists find Australian wildfire smoke has circled the globe

Scientists find Australian wildfire smoke has circled the globe

A satellite traced the movement of the smoke and produced an image Monday showing areas in Australia where the smoke had reached its place of origin. Read full article: Scientists find Australian wildfire smok...→

Aviation Industry Feels Heat to Reduce Carbon Footprint as Australian Bushfires Rage

Aviation Industry Feels Heat to Reduce Carbon Footprint as Australian Bushfires Rage

While the airline industry moves toward environmental stewardship, nearly 100 fires are still burning across Australia. Read full article: Aviation Industry Feels Heat to Reduce C...→

Tennis player forced to quit Australian Open qualifier after suffering coughing fit due to smoke from wildfires

Tennis player forced to quit Australian Open qualifier after suffering coughing fit due to smoke from wildfires

A Slovenian tennis player attempting to get into the Australian Open was forced to retire from her qualifying match after suffering a coughing fit due to the raging wildfires plaguing the country. Read full article: Tennis player forced to quit Australian ...→

Australian Wildfire Smoke Stokes Health Fears in Cities

Australian Wildfire Smoke Stokes Health Fears in Cities

Fire alarms have been sounding in high-rise buildings across downtown Sydney and Melbourne as dense smoke from distant wildfires confuse electronic sensors. Modern government office blocks in the Australian capital Canberra have been closed because the air inside is too dangerous for civil servants to breathe. Read full article: Australian Wildfire Smoke Stokes Health ...→

Smoke haze again forces delay in Australian Open qualifying | WTOP

Smoke haze again forces delay in Australian Open qualifying | WTOP

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Open officials have delayed the start of play by two hours on the second day of qualifying, hoping that smoke from regional wild fires will clear later Wednesday. Read full article: Smoke haze again forces delay in Austral...→

NASA: Smoke from Australia wildfires have circled the globe

NASA: Smoke from Australia wildfires have circled the globe

The smoke from recent wildfires could be affecting air quality throughout the southern hemisphere. Read full article: NASA: Smoke from Australia wildfires hav...→

Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Pays Homage to Australia Amid Bushfires

Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Pays Homage to Australia Amid Bushfires

First Lady Melania Trump made an unexpected homage to Australia on Monday evening at the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship. Read full article: Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Pays Homage...→

Australian Open: Players Struggle on Court Due to Bushfire Smoke

Australian Open: Players Struggle on Court Due to Bushfire Smoke

Smoke haze and poor air quality caused by wildfires temporarily suspended practice sessions for the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Tuesday, but qualifying began later in the morning in “very poor” air quality. Read full article: Australian Open: Players Struggle on Cou...→

The World Saw This Australian Beach Town Burn. It’s Still Cut Off.

The World Saw This Australian Beach Town Burn. It’s Still Cut Off.

Mallacoota, where people huddled on the shore for safety on New Year’s Eve, is rationing fuel and relying on the military for help. Read full article: The World Saw This Australian Beach Town...→

Player quits Australian Open after coughing fit in smoke-clogged air

Player quits Australian Open after coughing fit in smoke-clogged air

The air quality in Melbourne was “the worst in the world” overnight, according to Victoria state’s chief health officer. Read full article: Player quits Australian Open after cough...→

Melbourne wreathed in smoke as bushfires keep burning

Melbourne wreathed in smoke as bushfires keep burning

“I wish I could say this was over, but we have a long way to go. We’ve got the smoke in our communities at the moment and it is at very poor or hazardous levels,” Lisa Neville, Vi… Read full article: Melbourne wreathed in smoke as bushfires...→

Australia is dropping thousands of veggies from helicopters for hungry animals escaping bushfires

Australia is dropping thousands of veggies from helicopters for hungry animals escaping bushfires

(CNN) — The mission is known as Operation Rock Wallaby. The New South Wales (NWS) government is working to make sure the brush-tailed rock-wallabies affected by... Read full article: Australia is dropping thousands of veggi...→

World leaders travel to Oman to meet its newly named sultan

World leaders travel to Oman to meet its newly named sultan

World leaders are traveling to Oman to meet the country's new sultan, named just a day earlier after the death of the nation's longtime ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said Read full article: World leaders travel to Oman to meet its...→

Rescue dogs helping save koalas from Australian bushfires

Rescue dogs helping save koalas from Australian bushfires

With koalas in danger of extinction in the midst of catastrophic Australian bushfires, the endangered marsupials have a new guardian angel — dogs. Rescuers in Australia are deploying the four… Read full article: Rescue dogs helping save koalas from Aus...→

Heartbroken boy cradles dead wallaby killed in Australian bushfires

Heartbroken boy cradles dead wallaby killed in Australian bushfires

An Australian wildlife expert shared a heartbreaking photo of his 7-year-old son holding a dead wallaby in his arms — killed in the catastrophic bushfires that have ravaged the continent. “Th… Read full article: Heartbroken boy cradles dead wallaby kil...→

Australian Instagram star slammed for posting inappropriate photo during Australia bushfires

An Australian Instagram star was excoriated for posting a since-deleted photo of herself in a wet T-shirt in an effort to raise funds for the devastating bushfires in the country. Read full article: Australian Instagram star slammed for po...→

Michigan named one of the best places to travel in the world this year

Michigan named one of the best places to travel in the world this year

Michigan is the best, as those of us who live here know. But now, we're getting recognition as one of the best places to travel in the world this year. Read full article: Michigan named one of the best places to...→

Australia bushfires unearth a 6,600-year-old Indigenous fish-trapping system

Australia bushfires unearth a 6,600-year-old Indigenous fish-trapping system

When bushfires fires hit the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape in southwest Victoria, they removed vegetation and revealed previously hidden sections of an ancient aquaculture system. Read full article: Australia bushfires unearth a 6,600-year...→

Koalas Popping Up Around NYC To Raise Money, Awareness For Australian Bushfires

Koalas Popping Up Around NYC To Raise Money, Awareness For Australian Bushfires

The GoFundMe campaign started a couple weeks ago and has been so successful, it's now spread to London as well. Read full article: Koalas Popping Up Around NYC To Raise Mo...→

The Politics of Climate Change After Australian Bushfires

The Politics of Climate Change After Australian Bushfires

On our last day here in Australia, we traveled to the country’s capital city of Canberra.  This city is home to Parliament House and Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who has been facing intense criticism for his handling of the bush fires that have been scorching the country and his views on climate change. Twelve days ago, tens of thousands rallied… Read full article: The Politics of Climate Change After Aus...→

Australian bushfires destroy sanctuary for rare bees

Australian bushfires destroy sanctuary for rare bees

After losing almost half of his 1,200 hives of Ligurian bees to the blazes, Peter Davis hopes relocating the remainder to unburnt forest and a food supply of eucalypt sugar gums will save them. Read full article: Australian bushfires destroy sanctuary f...→

First smoke, now rain as Australian Open struggles with weather

First smoke, now rain as Australian Open struggles with weather

Rain is wreaking havoc with the year's first major tennis tournament after air quality issues from wildfires impacted qualifying play earlier. Read full article: First smoke, now rain as Australian Open...→

Heavy rain helps calm Australia bushfires — but brings floods

Heavy rain helps calm Australia bushfires — but brings floods

A heavy rain gave Australia a reprieve from the deadly bush fires on Saturday, but brought a new problem — flash flooding and road closures. Authorities shuttered major highways, parks and to… Read full article: Heavy rain helps calm Australia bushfire...→

Heavy rain brings flash floods to parts of eastern Australia as bushfires rage on

Heavy rain brings flash floods to parts of eastern Australia as bushfires rage on

Heavy rainstorms have brought some relief to Australia on Saturday as they soaked the ravaging bushfires, they also led flash flooding. Read full article: Heavy rain brings flash floods to parts ...→

Photos of grieving koala on Kangaroo Island highlights devastation caused by Australian bushfires

Photos of grieving koala on Kangaroo Island highlights devastation caused by Australian bushfires

Photos of an injured koala sitting next to a dead koala emerged on Wednesday as relief workers attempt to rescue surviving wildlife on Kangaroo Island, Australia. Read full article: Photos of grieving koala on Kangaroo Isl...→

Australian Open Resumes After Bushfire Smoke Clears

Australian Open Resumes After Bushfire Smoke Clears

The Melbourne skies were largely clear of bushfire smoke on Thursday as Australian Open organizers defended their decision to continue playing qualifiers during two days when a thick haze enveloped the city. Read full article: Australian Open Resumes After Bushfire S...→

Scientists find Australian wildfire smoke has circled the globe

Scientists find Australian wildfire smoke has circled the globe

A satellite traced the movement of the smoke and produced an image Monday showing areas in Australia where the smoke had reached its place of origin. Read full article: Scientists find Australian wildfire smok...→

Australia wildfire areas may see thunderstorms, heavy rain as smoke impacts Australian Open

Australia wildfire areas may see thunderstorms, heavy rain as smoke impacts Australian Open

After weeks of devastating wildfires that have scorched Australia, hard-hit communities are finally about to see some relief. Read full article: Australia wildfire areas may see thunder...→

Aviation Industry Feels Heat to Reduce Carbon Footprint as Australian Bushfires Rage

Aviation Industry Feels Heat to Reduce Carbon Footprint as Australian Bushfires Rage

While the airline industry moves toward environmental stewardship, nearly 100 fires are still burning across Australia. Read full article: Aviation Industry Feels Heat to Reduce C...→

Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities

Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities

The ongoing fires raise fears for the long-term health consequences if prolonged exposure to choking smoke becomes the new summer norm. Read full article: Australian wildfire smoke stokes health ...→

Tennis player forced to quit Australian Open qualifier after suffering coughing fit due to smoke from wildfires

Tennis player forced to quit Australian Open qualifier after suffering coughing fit due to smoke from wildfires

A Slovenian tennis player attempting to get into the Australian Open was forced to retire from her qualifying match after suffering a coughing fit due to the raging wildfires plaguing the country. Read full article: Tennis player forced to quit Australian ...→

Australian Wildfire Smoke Stokes Health Fears in Cities

Australian Wildfire Smoke Stokes Health Fears in Cities

Fire alarms have been sounding in high-rise buildings across downtown Sydney and Melbourne as dense smoke from distant wildfires confuse electronic sensors. Modern government office blocks in the Australian capital Canberra have been closed because the air inside is too dangerous for civil servants to breathe. Read full article: Australian Wildfire Smoke Stokes Health ...→

Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities

Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities

Fire alarms have been sounding in high-rise buildings across downtown Sydney and Melbourne as dense smoke from distant wildfires confuse electronic sensors Read full article: Australian wildfire smoke stokes health ...→

Smoke haze again forces delay in Australian Open qualifying | WTOP

Smoke haze again forces delay in Australian Open qualifying | WTOP

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Open officials have delayed the start of play by two hours on the second day of qualifying, hoping that smoke from regional wild fires will clear later Wednesday. Read full article: Smoke haze again forces delay in Austral...→

The world saw this Australian beach town burn. It’s still cut off.

The world saw this Australian beach town burn. It’s still cut off.

With the only road in or out blocked for two weeks by fallen and smoldering trees, the usually laid-back beach town, Mallacoota, has grown tense with the hardships that come with isolation. Help has come slowly, by air and sea. Read full article: The world saw this Australian beach town...→

NASA: Smoke from Australia wildfires have circled the globe

NASA: Smoke from Australia wildfires have circled the globe

The smoke from recent wildfires could be affecting air quality throughout the southern hemisphere. Read full article: NASA: Smoke from Australia wildfires hav...→

Rally for Relief: Serena Williams, Roger Federer and other tennis stars take part in Australia bushfires relief fundraiser

Rally for Relief: Serena Williams, Roger Federer and other tennis stars take part in Australia bushfires relief fundraiser

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams are among the players in action in the fundraiser for the victims of the bushfires. Read full article: Rally for Relief: Serena Williams, Roger...→

Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Pays Homage to Australia Amid Bushfires

Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Pays Homage to Australia Amid Bushfires

First Lady Melania Trump made an unexpected homage to Australia on Monday evening at the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship. Read full article: Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Pays Homage...→

Australia fires: NASA warns that smoke from bushfires will travel around the world

Australia fires: NASA warns that smoke from bushfires will travel around the world

Smoke from the devastating Australian bushfires will travel around the globe, according to data compiled by NASA. Read full article: Australia fires: NASA warns that smoke f...→

Australian Open: Players Struggle on Court Due to Bushfire Smoke

Australian Open: Players Struggle on Court Due to Bushfire Smoke

Smoke haze and poor air quality caused by wildfires temporarily suspended practice sessions for the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Tuesday, but qualifying began later in the morning in “very poor” air quality. Read full article: Australian Open: Players Struggle on Cou...→

When it comes to the Australian bushfires, Rupert Murdoch is an arsonist

When it comes to the Australian bushfires, Rupert Murdoch is an arsonist

The distortions in News Corp media were so egregious that even Rupert Murdoch's son James has launched a public critique. Read full article: When it comes to the Australian bushfire...→

The World Saw This Australian Beach Town Burn. It’s Still Cut Off.

The World Saw This Australian Beach Town Burn. It’s Still Cut Off.

Mallacoota, where people huddled on the shore for safety on New Year’s Eve, is rationing fuel and relying on the military for help. Read full article: The World Saw This Australian Beach Town...→

Player quits Australian Open after coughing fit in smoke-clogged air

Player quits Australian Open after coughing fit in smoke-clogged air

The air quality in Melbourne was “the worst in the world” overnight, according to Victoria state’s chief health officer. Read full article: Player quits Australian Open after cough...→

Smoke from Australia fires has now reached the stratosphere, NASA says

Smoke from Australia fires has now reached the stratosphere, NASA says

Since September last year, hundreds of fires have burned millions of hectares in Australia, leaving at least 28 people dead. Read full article: Smoke from Australia fires has now reach...→

Melbourne wreathed in smoke as bushfires keep burning

Melbourne wreathed in smoke as bushfires keep burning

“I wish I could say this was over, but we have a long way to go. We’ve got the smoke in our communities at the moment and it is at very poor or hazardous levels,” Lisa Neville, Vi… Read full article: Melbourne wreathed in smoke as bushfires...→

WATCH: Officials Airdrop Food to Wildlife Affected by Australia Bushfires

WATCH: Officials Airdrop Food to Wildlife Affected by Australia Bushfires

Vegetables were air-dropped to feed Australian wildlife recently after their food sources were burned by the bushfires. Read full article: WATCH: Officials Airdrop Food to Wildlif...→

Australia is dropping thousands of veggies from helicopters for hungry animals escaping bushfires

Australia is dropping thousands of veggies from helicopters for hungry animals escaping bushfires

(CNN) — The mission is known as Operation Rock Wallaby. The New South Wales (NWS) government is working to make sure the brush-tailed rock-wallabies affected by... Read full article: Australia is dropping thousands of veggi...→

In Australia, people are rushing to hospitals in cities choked by wildfire smoke

In Australia, people are rushing to hospitals in cities choked by wildfire smoke

Australia's bush fires have blanketed parts of the continent with pollution, affecting hundreds of thousands of people, including its biggest cities. What are the long-term health implications of so many people exposed to smoke for so long? Read full article: In Australia, people are rushing to hosp...→

World leaders travel to Oman to meet its newly named sultan

World leaders travel to Oman to meet its newly named sultan

World leaders are traveling to Oman to meet the country's new sultan, named just a day earlier after the death of the nation's longtime ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said Read full article: World leaders travel to Oman to meet its...→

World Leaders Travel to Oman to Meet Newly Named Sultan

World leaders traveled Sunday to Oman to meet the country’s new sultan, named just a day earlier after the death of the nation’s longtime ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said. Read full article: World Leaders Travel to Oman to Meet New...→

Rescue dogs helping save koalas from Australian bushfires

Rescue dogs helping save koalas from Australian bushfires

With koalas in danger of extinction in the midst of catastrophic Australian bushfires, the endangered marsupials have a new guardian angel — dogs. Rescuers in Australia are deploying the four… Read full article: Rescue dogs helping save koalas from Aus...→

Heartbroken boy cradles dead wallaby killed in Australian bushfires

Heartbroken boy cradles dead wallaby killed in Australian bushfires

An Australian wildlife expert shared a heartbreaking photo of his 7-year-old son holding a dead wallaby in his arms — killed in the catastrophic bushfires that have ravaged the continent. “Th… Read full article: Heartbroken boy cradles dead wallaby kil...→

Climate activists to single out Prime Minister Scott Morrison in marches across Australia as bushfires rage

Climate activists to single out Prime Minister Scott Morrison in marches across Australia as bushfires rage

(CNN) — Thousands of activists are set to march across nine cities in Australia on Friday, singling out Prime Minister Scott Morrison for climate inaction... Read full article: Climate activists to single out Prime Mi...→

Australian Instagram star slammed for posting inappropriate photo during Australia bushfires

An Australian Instagram star was excoriated for posting a since-deleted photo of herself in a wet T-shirt in an effort to raise funds for the devastating bushfires in the country. Read full article: Australian Instagram star slammed for po...→

‘Many billions’ of animals feared dead in Australian bushfires

‘Many billions’ of animals feared dead in Australian bushfires

After warning last week that half a billion animals may have been lost, experts revised the death toll, saying the number is now believed to be in the “many, many, many billions,” The A… Read full article: ‘Many billions’ of animals feared dead i...→

Michigan named one of the best places to travel in the world this year

Michigan named one of the best places to travel in the world this year

Michigan is the best, as those of us who live here know. But now, we're getting recognition as one of the best places to travel in the world this year. Read full article: Michigan named one of the best places to...→

Tammy Hebrow, Australian Instagram star, slammed for tone-deaf photo amid bushfires

Tammy Hebrow, Australian Instagram star, slammed for tone-deaf photo amid bushfires

An Australian Instagram star was excoriated for posting a since-deleted photo of herself in a wet T-shirt in an effort to raise funds for the devastating bushfires in the country. Tammy Hembrow, wh… Read full article: Tammy Hebrow, Australian Instagram star,...→