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Australian Fires

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Australia has been battling bushfires since September, and there seems to be no end in sight. As of this morning more than 12 million acres have burned which is roughly the size of New Hampshire and Vermont combined.

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Eden, New South Wales ~ January 5th, 2020

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Fire-spawned thunderstorms over New South Wales, January 5th, 2020

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People being evacuated in Omeo, Victoria ~ January 5th, 2020

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As of yesterday, 24 people have been killed, and at least 6 are missing in Victoria. It’s feared that half a billion animals thus far have perished including 30% of the koala population.

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A severely burned kangaroo shaking hands with a teen after being given water in New South Wales.

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If you’re in a position to help, here are some organizations you can donate to.

Australian Red Cross: https://www.redcross.org.au

NSW Rural Fire Service: https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au

Queensland Fire: https://www.rfbaq.org/donate-to-rfbaq

The Salvation Army Australia: https://www.salvationarmy.org.au/donate

World Wildlife Federation:

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Author: jowensauthor

I'm a geeky, animal/cat-loving author of Fantasy and YA Fiction. I'm a supporter of animal charities such as the WWF. I'm also a fan of anime and sci-fi/fantasy. I'm an avid reader as well, and enjoy mainly reading fantasies, mysteries, and books about animals. I have a B.A. in History with a minor in English. I also dabble in making jewelry, reading tarot, and am interested in the paranormal. You can find out more about me and my various books and writings at my website: http://jeanneowens.weebly.com. You can also find me on Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

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