Bushfires

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Name: Bushfires
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Bushfire volunteers honoured (video)

It was a disaster that claimed dozens of homes and nearly cost Australia it's largest optical telescope.Miraculously - no lives were lost when fire struck Coonabarabran last year...Today - hardworking volunteers who put their lives on the line - were ... [Published Prime 7 - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Bushfire fight's online update (The Kimberley Echo)

, 4:01 pmPicture: Sharon Smith The website will help locals track bushfires. File picture.A new website that offers up-to-date satellite information and images of bushfires was launched in Kununurra this week.The MyFireWatch website uses information ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

‘Above average’ potential for fire

THE Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC released its annual summer bushfire outlook report for northern Australia last week.The report says that patchy areas of northern Australia face the prospect of an above-normal bushfire season this year, due to above ... [Published Efficient Farming - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Wildfires spreading in Russia's Far East, Siberia

Forest fires are spreading in wide areas of Russia's Far East and Siberia due to a dry climate. The regions have had lower rainfall than usual.In the Sakha Republic, wildfires are raging in more than 34 places, including areas near the central city of ... [Published NHK - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Wildfire, FAR, Russia, Sapporo
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

What are you telling us?

The role and scope of communication in bushfire preparedness and response will be the focus of the Bushfire CRC's next online forum.What Are You Telling Us? , to be held at 12.30 pm next Tuesday 29 July, explores ways to engage communities and individuals ... [Published CFA Connect - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

ACT | Seven days to have your say on fire plan

Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, is encouraging Canberrans to have their say on the territory’s Strategic Bushfire Management Plan before the public response period closes in seven days.“Prepared by the ACT Emergency Services ... [Published Big Medicine - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Black Saturday recovery a silver lining

The experience of Victorian communities in the aftermath of February 2009 bushfires has been found to be positive for most, although rebuilding and recovery is ongoing.Releasing the 2009 Bushfire-Affected Communities - Five Year Consultation Report , ... [Published PSNews - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Hazard reduction burn in Bouddi National Park

Hazard reduction burn in BouddiNational ParkThe National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conductinga hazard reduction burn inBouddi National Park on 24 July 2014 east ofMacMasters Beach.NPWSRegional Manager Geoff Luscombe said this is part of ... [Published Medianet - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Risk, Luscombe, Bushfires
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

2009 Bushfire-Affected Communities - Five Year Consultation Report ...

Deputy Premier Peter Ryan today released the  2009 Bushfire-Affected Communities - Five Year Consultation Report  along with the Victorian Coalition Government’s response.The Coalition Government commissioned former Victorian Bushfire Reconstruction and ... [Published Liberal Party Victoria - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 6 reports

SP AusNet in $494.7 mil settlement over 2009 Victoria bushfires

SP AusNet and the other parties to the Kilmore East Bushfire Class Action today agreed to a near A$500 million payout for the survivors of the 2009 bushfires in Australia's Victoria state.The payout has been described as the biggest class action settlement ... [Published The Edge Singapore - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Bushfire victims to get $500m payout

UPDATE : VICTIMS of Victoria’s deadliest Black Saturday bushfire look set to receive close to half a billion dollars in compensation, with parties today agreeing to settle the class action. ... [Published Herald Sun - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

Fire threat to homes near Broome

A BUSHFIRE north of Broome that authorities believe was deliberately lit is once again posing a threat to lives and homes. ... [Published Perth Now - Jul 07 2014]
Entities: Threat, Bushfires

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James McMurdo, Chief Executive Officer Deutsche Bank in Australia and New Zealand, said: "The launch of this program is the culmination of several years of work in finding effective ways to address the devastating bushfires. Our experience has been that some of the most valuable contributions are made years after a disaster by helping emerging leaders to develop new skills as they rebuild their communities for the long term."
"They were very challenging fires overnight, but we've managed to have crews around them today" he said
"Using Kununurra in the Kimberley region as a trial site, interviews and testing with real users have informed the design from the bottom up" Dr Brady said
..." It appears that at one point in his life he believed, "it better ensures that the polluter bears full responsibility for the cost of his or her conduct." That was when he was young and not in charge of the environment, which regularly takes a back-seat to the Coalition's economic plan for the coming decade...

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Deutsche Bank extends Victorian bushfire suppor... [Published Noodls - 5 hours ago]
Landholders urged to delay burning off as bushf... [Published ABC Online - 7 hours ago]
Bushfire volunteers honoured (video) [Published Prime 7 - 8 hours ago]
Bushfire fight's online update (The Kimberley E... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 11 hours ago]
Zambezi News to launch second season in Bulawayo [Published Newsday - 14 hours ago]
‘Above average’ potential for fire [Published Efficient Farming - Jul 28 2014]
Inaugural Inspector-General for Emergency Manag... [Published Premier of Victoria - Jul 28 2014]
Wildfires spreading in Russia's Far East, Siberia [Published NHK - Jul 25 2014]
Blog: Aussie Households Go Solar: Game-Changer [Published Malibu Times - Jul 25 2014]
Kosciuszko wild horses should be culled, says a... [Published Canberra Times - Jul 25 2014]
What are you telling us? [Published CFA Connect - Jul 25 2014]
ACT | Seven days to have your say on fire plan [Published Big Medicine - Jul 24 2014]
Beware local bushfire arsonists [Published Queensland Country Life - Jul 24 2014]
Landholders: it’s time to finalise bushfire pre... [Published MyGC.com.au - Jul 24 2014]
NAH to descend on NT Field Days [Published North Queensland Register - Jul 23 2014]
Black Saturday recovery a silver lining [Published PSNews - Jul 23 2014]
Hazard reduction burn in Bouddi National Park [Published Medianet - Jul 23 2014]
Aussie Households Go Solar: Game-Changer [Published Huffington Post - Jul 23 2014]
Wagga's top 50 stories of 2014 ... so far [Published Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser - Jul 23 2014]
2009 Bushfire-Affected Communities - Five Year ... [Published Liberal Party Victoria - Jul 22 2014]
Firefighters finally defeat wind-fuelled blaze [Published Sunshine Coast Daily - Jul 21 2014]
Gipps bushfire community conference [Published CFA Connect - Jul 21 2014]
Natural disaster preventive action and risk man... [Published Property Observer - Jul 21 2014]
Council reaches out to Community over funding s... [Published Noodls - Jul 21 2014]
Class action never about the money [Published Parkes Champion-Post - Jul 21 2014]
Bushfire warning: Hazard burns prepare region [Published Gatton Star - Jul 20 2014]
Rural Fire Service helps reduce hazards at homes [Published South Coast Register - Jul 20 2014]
Somersault review: Jack Johnson by Rosanna Rothery [Published North Devon Journal - Jul 20 2014]
Psycholution ‘keeps it 100’ [Published Swazi Observer - Jul 19 2014]
Wind spreads smoke from fire at Caloundra Indus... [Published Whitsunday Times - Jul 19 2014]
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Another Week in the Ecological Crisis, June 22,... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 23 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Confronting a New Age of ConsequencesSolstice EditionJune 22, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , ...
Australia: It's the season for reason in climat... [Published Water Conserve: News - Jun 21 2014]
Sydney Morning Herald: What`s happened to the seasons? It`s June but my backyard plum tree sprouts blossom while wearing a mantle of yet-to-fall leaves. Basil -- a summer herb -- is only just dying off in the tardy cold. Spring bulbs started coming up ...
South Sudan: 'It May Approach as Quickly as a B... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 02 2014]
Source: Institute of Development StudiesCountry: South Sudan Summary This research report presents the findings of case study research in Eastern Equatoria State in South Sudan, carried out within the Power, Violence, Citizenshipand Agency (PVCA) programme. ...
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, May 4,... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 05 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Another Week of Climate Disruption NewsInformation is not Knowledge…Knowledge is not Wisdom ...
Tropical Cyclone Hits Australia As ‘One Of The ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 11 2014]
The forecast path shown above is the Australian Bureau of Meteorology’s best estimate of the cyclone’s future movement and intensity. The red circles indicate the destructiveness of winds, while the orange zone indicates the storm’s projected 24-hour ...
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Bushfires grip Australia's Victoria state [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 09 2014]
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