Fire Fallout: How Ash and Debris Are Choking Australia’s Rivers

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The devastating bushfires that raged through southeastern Australia for months burned millions of acres. In the wake of the fires, a new threat has emerged – massive amounts of ash and debris being washed into rivers and waterways, killing fish and polluting water supplies.

Period27 Feb 2020

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Media contributions

  • TitleFire Fallout: How Ash and Debris Are Choking Australia’s Rivers
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletYale Environment 360
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size1000
    CountryUnited States
    Date27/02/20
    DescriptionThe devastating bushfires that raged through southeastern Australia for months burned millions of acres. In the wake of the fires, a new threat has emerged – massive amounts of ash and debris being washed into rivers and waterways, killing fish and polluting water supplies.
    Producer/AuthorAdam Welz
    URLhttps://e360.yale.edu/features/fire-fallout-how-ash-and-debris-are-choking-australias-rivers
    PersonsKatie Doyle, Luiz Martins da Silva

Keywords

  • bushfire
  • wildfire
  • fish
  • freshwater
  • endangered species