Resprouting in Angophora hispida followed a prescribed burn.

Science communication

The Conversation: Fire management in Australia has reached a crossroads and ‘business as usual’ won’t cut it

The Conversation: Climate change is testing the resilience of native plants to fire, from ash forests to gymea lilies

The Conversation: A staggering 1.8 million hectares burned in ‘high-severity’ fires during Australia’s Black Summer

The Conversation: Entire hillsides of trees turned brown this summer. Is it the start of ecosystem collapse?

The Conversation: Curious Kids: why does wood crackle in a fire?

The Conversation: Drought and climate change were the kindling, and now the east coast is ablaze

Dead Tree Detective, citizen science project, Atlas of Living Australia: Is it fire?

NOVA, Australian Academy of Science, science engagement website: Understanding Bushfires

The Conversation: Dry winter primes Sydney Basin for early start to bushfire season

Selected media

Sydney Morning Herald (2019), Sydney region now drier than before the 2001 Black Christmas fires

Sydney Morning Herald (2019), ‘Rolling the dice’, Sydney faces challenging fire season, charts show.

The World Today, ABC Radio (2019), Can we cut carbon dioxide levels by simply planting more trees?

Sydney Morning Herald (2019), ‘Credibility gap’: Reliance on carbon farming puts onus on regulators.

Sydney Morning Herald (2018), ‘It’s all bad’: Earliest total fire bans on record an ominous sign.

Think: Sustainability, 2SER Radio Sydney (2017): Can we better predict the upcoming bushfire season?

Think: Sustainability, 2SER Radio Sydney (2017): Carbon storage: how does Australia fare?

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