Black Saturday bushfires Feb 7 2009, taken as we fled from our home in Chum Creek

Black Saturday bushfires Feb 7 2009, taken as we fled from our home in Chum Creek

On February 7, 2009, the “Black Saturday Bushfires” became the worst natural disaster in Australia’s history.

On February 7, 2009, the “Black Saturday Bushfires” became the worst natural disaster in Australia’s history.

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black saturday bushfires

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According to predictions measuring the effects of global warming Australia is among one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change. During the 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires considerable damage was caused at Lake Mountain a popular winter destination 120 km out of Melbourne changing the site forever. Lake Mountain is a long-term study of this scarred and transitioning Australian landscape. Katrin Koenning @k_koenning sharing with you from Melbourne Australia. via British Journal of…

According to predictions measuring the effects of global warming Australia is among one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change. During the 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires considerable damage was caused at Lake Mountain a popular winter destination 120 km out of Melbourne changing the site forever. Lake Mountain is a long-term study of this scarred and transitioning Australian landscape. Katrin Koenning @k_koenning sharing with you from Melbourne Australia. via British Journal of…

_...for Bushfire Prone Area This home was designed to be built after the Black Saturday fires. Emphasis was on provision of a dwelling that could provide practical protection in this highly bushfire prone area utilising an alternate solution, and Rammed Earth wall s which have a 4 hours fire rating.…

_...for Bushfire Prone Area This home was designed to be built after the Black Saturday fires. Emphasis was on provision of a dwelling that could provide practical protection in this highly bushfire prone area utilising an alternate solution, and Rammed Earth wall s which have a 4 hours fire rating.…

Bushfire-proof houses are affordable and look good – so why aren't we building more? After the deadly Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, architects provided free consultations and designs for bushfire-resistant homes. Only a few were built

Bushfire-proof houses are affordable and look good – so why aren't we building more? After the deadly Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, architects provided free consultations and designs for bushfire-resistant homes. Only a few were built

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After the deadly Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, architects provided free consultations and designs for bushfire-resistant homes. Only a few were built

After the deadly Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, architects provided free consultations and designs for bushfire-resistant homes. Only a few were built

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Firefighter David Teree gives water to an injured koala during the devastating Black Saturday bushfires that burned across Victoria, Australia, in 2009

Firefighter David Teree gives water to an injured koala during the devastating Black Saturday bushfires that burned across Victoria, Australia, in 2009

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