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Options for bushfire risk mitigation in the future

Options for bushfire risk mitigation in the future

Posted on September 25, 2020 by Stephanie Samson

The NSW Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub webinar series presents the research projects undertaken by the Hub to assist the NSW Bushfire Inquiry, 2020. The Hub supported the inquiry by providing analysis, technical and scientific advice and recommendations to ensure the inquiry has actionable, evidence based and rigorous information. 

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Impacts of the 2019/20 fires on vegetation communities and threatened species

Posted on September 24, 2020 by Stephanie Samson

The NSW Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub webinar series presents the research projects undertaken by the Hub to assist the NSW Bushfire Inquiry, 2020. The Hub supported the inquiry by providing analysis, technical and scientific advice and recommendations to ensure the inquiry has actionable, evidence based and rigorous information. 

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People and Country: Human impacts of bushfire and the benefits of Indigenous cultural burning

Posted on September 23, 2020 by Stephanie Samson

The third webinar of the series is People and Country: Human impacts of bushfire and the benefits of Indigenous cultural burning.

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Fire severity, fire spread and lessons learned from the 2019-2020 fire season

Posted on September 22, 2020 by Stephanie Samson

The NSW Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub webinar series presents the research projects undertaken by the Hub to assist the NSW Bushfire Inquiry, 2020. The Hub supported the inquiry by providing analysis, technical and scientific advice and recommendations to ensure the inquiry has actionable, evidence based and rigorous information. 

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Weather, fuel and dryness: how unusual was the 2019-20 fire season?

Posted on September 21, 2020 by Stephanie Samson

The NSW Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub webinar series presents the research projects undertaken by the Hub to assist the NSW Bushfire Inquiry, 2020. The Hub supported the inquiry by providing analysis, technical and scientific advice and recommendations to ensure the inquiry has actionable, evidence based and rigorous information. 

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Work by the NSW Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub supported the NSW Bushfire Inquiry

Posted on August 27, 2020 by Ross Bradstock

The NSW Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub undertook work to support the NSW Bushfire Inquiry. This work addressed key themes concerning the 2019/20 fires, namely their; historical and seasonal context; severity and behaviour; impacts on people, property and biodiversity; and influences on risk in the immediate future. The work is summarised in 19 reports spread across these themes, led by researchers from the University of Wollongong, Western Sydney University, University of Tasmania and University of New South Wales.

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Yes, the Australian bush is recovering from bushfires – but it may never be the same

Posted on February 19, 2020 by Grant Williamson

As bushfires in New South Wales are finally contained, attention is turning to nature’s recovery. Green shoots are sprouting and animals are returning. But we must accept that in some cases, the bush may never return to its former state.

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A season in hell: bushfires push at least 20 threatened species closer to extinction

Posted on January 8, 2020 by David Bowman

Images of desperate, singed koalas in blackened landscapes have come to symbolise the damage to nature this bushfire season. Such imagery has catalysed global concern, but the toll on biodiversity is much more pervasive.

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