200 experts dissected the Black Summer bushfires in unprecedented detail. Here are 6 lessons to heed

By The Conversation
February 6 2023 - 9:35am
The Gospers Mountain fire impacting property in Bilpin in NSW's Blue Mountains in December 2021 during Black Summer. Picture by Kim Chappell
The Gospers Mountain fire impacting property in Bilpin in NSW's Blue Mountains in December 2021 during Black Summer. Picture by Kim Chappell

The Black Summer bushfires of 2019-20 were cataclysmic: a landmark in Australia's environmental history. They burnt more than 10 million hectares, mostly forests in southeast Australia. Many of our most distinctive, ancient and vulnerable species were worst affected.

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