‘Like opening a fan oven’: Australia’s rainforest threatened by bushfires

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/dec/09/australias-rainforest-under-threat-as-bushfires-rage-in-the-tropics

Published By: Climate change | The Guardian Link: http://https://www.findclimateanswers.com/like-opening-a-fan-oven-australias-rainforest-threatened-by-bushfires/

As the weather gets hotter and drier, and cyclones increase, those living in Australia’s north will need to adapt to the fire danger

When Michelle Ready first moved to the cane farm she owns with her husband in Queensland nine years ago, it sounded like a jungle at night. “It was lush and green and wet,” she says.

A week after a “frightening” fire ripped across their property in Finch Hatton, a small township in the subtropical region of Mackay, better known for its humid, rain-drenched summers, it’s obvious that things have changed.

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