Environment/Science
Canberra/Xinhua: Authorities have declared a bushfire state of emergency in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). more
National science body to aid Australian recovery from bushfire crisis

Canberra/Xinhua: Australia's national science body will be called up to help the nation recover from devastating bushfires.

Climate denial wastes time amid Australian bushfire crisis: official

Canberra/Xinhua: Australia's science minister has said that people arguing over the existence of climate change and its impact on bushfires are wasting time.

Australian PM open to increasing emissions reduction target in response to bushfires

Canberra/Xinhua: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday that the government's emissions targets need to "evolve."

Australia wildfires: 'Mega blaze' may hit parts of the nation on Friday

Sydney: Australian authorities have said that two bushfires that are currently ravaging the nation might merge to form a "mega blaze"  on Friday, media reports said.

Bushfires: Climate activists to march across several cities in Australia tomorrow

Sydney: Slamming the Australian government's 'criminal negligence' on the bushfire crisis, thousands of activists will participate in protest marches across nine cities in the ...

Australia's Kangaroo Island shows burn scars on one-third of landmass: NASA

Washington: NASA's Terra satellite provided before and after imagery that showed the extent of the fires that have been ravaging Australia's Kangaroo Island.

Australia bushfire crisis: UNICEF offers help and support

New York : Raging bushfires wreaking havoc across Australia have prompted the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, to offer its support to the Australian Government and its partners which ar ...

Aussie firefighter killed after truck rolls in "fire tornado"

Sydney/Xinhua/UNI: A 28-year-old Australian volunteer firefighter has been killed battling a blaze on the border of New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria State when a freak weather event upe ...

Over 30,000 forced to flee Australia's Gippsland Valley as bushfires rage

Sydney/Xinhua: Over 30,000 people had been told to evacuate Australia's East Gippsland region before 9 a.m. local time on Monday, as soaring temperatures and high winds are expected t ...