Time to rethink fire

PARK WATCH June 2021 | Evidence against Victoria’s fuel reduction program is clear, yet burns are increasing. Calls for a pause and re-assessment of fire management are growing louder, says...
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After the fires

PARK WATCH March 2021 | We must protect our forest refuges. By Jordan Crook and Matt Ruchel. In a year where the word ‘unprecedented’ was overused to the point of losing meaning, the 2019-20...
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Stop logging forests recovering from the bushfires

The 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires burnt more than 1.25 million hectares of forest across eastern Victoria, killing millions of wildlife. A year on, the animals and plants spared from the flames face...
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Recommendations for fire management

PARK WATCH December 2020 | What do four inquiries have to say about last summer’s bushfires? Campaigner Phil Ingamells looks at some eyebrow-raising recommendations....
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This summer’s fire

PARK WATCH March 2020 | Our native plants and animals have had a long and troubled parent-child relationship with fire. It might be becoming an irreconcilable one, writes VNPA Parks Protection...
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The next fire

PARK WATCH March 2020 | Can we control fire with fire? Will more fuel reduction burning really save us and the bush we love? It’s time for a new approach, not failed remedies,...
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