Australian Bush Fire Season

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The australian bushfire season, also known as the black summer, began with several serious uncontrolled fires in June 2019. Throughout the summer, hundreds of fires burnt, mainly in the southeast of the country. The major fires, which peaked during December-January, have since been contained and/or extinguished.

I think that we should be doing more about climate change, because that is what is causing all of this to happen. There were 34 direct deaths, and 417 deaths from inhaling smoke. Isn't that awful? But I have not even got to the saddest bit yet. Guess what? 9,352 buildings were destroyed, along with 3,500 homes and 5,852 outbuildings! These numbers are outrageous. This wouldn't have happened in the first place, if humans hadn't came and destroyed so much wildlife and created this pollution that we call global warming! And, then, because of what we did loads of other humans' houses burned down, along with many animals' homes too. Does that seem fair? No. You know the reason why the earth is getting hotter? We humans are destroying the ozone layer in earth's atmosphere, and by doing this the earth has less protection from the sun, meaning we are killing things.

I hope you agree with me, please comment below and share your opinion on this matter. thanks for reading!

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