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‘The sea is rising, the climate is changing’: the lessons learned from Mozambique’s deadly cyclone
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‘The sea is rising, the climate is changing’: the lessons learned from Mozambique’s deadly cyclone

As another severe tropical storm hits Mozambique, people still struggling to rebuild lives destroyed by 2019’s Cyclone Idai tell their stories
Temperatures top 47C (116F) amid ongoing Australian fire crisis - as it happened
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Temperatures top 47C (116F) amid ongoing Australian fire crisis - as it happened

BoM data says Tuesday’s 40.9C was the hottest average maximum across the whole country ever recorded. This blog is now closed
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Extra 23 million people could face coastal flooding within 30 years, even with emission cuts, study says

The combined impacts of human-caused sea level rise, storm surges and high tides could expose an extra 23 million people to coastal flooding within the next 30 years, even with relatively ambitious cuts to greenhouse gas emissions, a new global study has found.

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'Shell shock': Kangaroo Island struggles to recover amid bushfire grief and Covid-19

Almost half of the island was incinerated in January and just as the locals were catching their breath from one disaster, the coronavirus outbreak hit.

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Summer bushfire smoke caused health problems in two-thirds of people living in parts of NSW

Two-thirds of people living in a fire-affected part of New South Wales this summer suffered from at least one symptom of exposure to bushfire smoke, researchers have found.

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Seeds of hope: On a mission to protect Tasmania's ancient pencil pines

Climate change could leave the 1,000-year-old conifers too stressed to seed, but a two-person cone-gathering operation aims to safeguard their survival.

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Australia needs 'fast-attack strategies' to stop megafires forming, bushfire experts say

Australia should deploy new "fast-attack strategies" to combat bushfires and stop small remote blazes turning into unstoppable mega fires, a group of 33 former fire and emergency services leaders have said.

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