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Huge fires are burning northern Australia every year: it’s time to get them under control

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Abstract


  • On October 1, 2015 a fire lit to manage weeds at the Ranger Uranium Mine burned through 14,000 hectares of Kakadu National Park, threatening important rock-art sites and closing several tourist attractions.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Price, O. (2015). Huge fires are burning northern Australia every year: it’s time to get them under control. The Conversation, 22 October 1-3.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4268&context=smhpapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/3245

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Volume


  • 22 October

Place Of Publication


  • http://theconversation.com/huge-fires-are-burning-northern-australia-every-year-its-time-to-get-them-under-control-49431?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest+from+The+Conversation+for+October+22+2015+-+3681&utm_content=Latest+from+The+Conversation+for+October+22+2015+-+3681+CID_a53b5e332e74e80af0932e21169424e5&utm_source=campaign_monitor&utm_term=Huge%20fires%20are%20burning%20northern%20Australia%20every%20year%20its%20time%20to%20get%20them%20under%20control

Abstract


  • On October 1, 2015 a fire lit to manage weeds at the Ranger Uranium Mine burned through 14,000 hectares of Kakadu National Park, threatening important rock-art sites and closing several tourist attractions.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Price, O. (2015). Huge fires are burning northern Australia every year: it’s time to get them under control. The Conversation, 22 October 1-3.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4268&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/3245

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Volume


  • 22 October

Place Of Publication


  • http://theconversation.com/huge-fires-are-burning-northern-australia-every-year-its-time-to-get-them-under-control-49431?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest+from+The+Conversation+for+October+22+2015+-+3681&utm_content=Latest+from+The+Conversation+for+October+22+2015+-+3681+CID_a53b5e332e74e80af0932e21169424e5&utm_source=campaign_monitor&utm_term=Huge%20fires%20are%20burning%20northern%20Australia%20every%20year%20its%20time%20to%20get%20them%20under%20control