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Smoke covered large swathes of Australia during the catastrophic summer fires of 2019-2020. You could see the plumes from space. Over 20% of Australia’s forests went up in smoke and flame.
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Researchers studied the effects of extreme heat on urban trees in Western Sydney during the record-breaking summer of 2019–20. They reported concerns and solutions for the survival of both native Australian and exotic tree species in urban forest.
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The study illustrates how institutionalized learnings, organizational and systemic reforms, and policing activities enhanced the absorptive and adaptive capabilities of police as emergency responders, emergency management networks, and local residents.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)

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