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Visualizing the Australian bushfires through satellites and maps

January 13, 2020By
Fireline south of Eden. (Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies)

The months-long wildfires raging in Australia have killed at least 25 people. Millions — possibly 1 billion — animals have died. More than 2,000 houses have been destroyed. Around 150 fires are still burning in New South Wales and Queensland, with hot and dry conditions accompanied by strong winds fueling to the fires’ spread. With this conflagration rocking the continent... read more