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Media Release: Our researchers featured in The Advertiser about the Kanagroo Island fires

As the smoke clears, scientists and engineers at the University of Adelaide are “firing debate” about how best to manage bushfire risk in an increasingly hostile climate. Fresh shoots are sprouting from blackened gums and grass trees are green after recent rain on Kangaroo Island, offering hope that life will rebound in time. Associate Professor […]

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PHD student using satellite imagery to show burn impacts on Kangaroo Island

An early summer of unprecedented heat with lack of rain has led to devastating fires on Kangaroo Island. Boone Law, a PhD student for the Spatial Sciences program in the Environment Institute, has deviated away from his usual studies to focus on mapping the bushfire burn areas on Kangaroon Island, South Australia. He has been […]

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Australian bushfires – expert reaction from Professor Bob Hill

Recently, the director of the Environment Institute and paleobotanist Professor Bob Hill, spoke to the Australian Science Media Centre about the devastating fires raging over the Australian countryside. He had this to say: “The fires around Australia are tragic at many levels and the cost in human life and of animals, both domestic and native, is […]

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