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Australia | WH-listed rainforest burns during recent bushfires, surprising experts

A year ago, a black scar appeared on the far north Queensland landscape. Satellite images and photographs show the aftermath of a bushfire that burned in world heritage tropical rainforest for 10 days.


Almost no one noticed when the Japoon national park caught fire – mature rainforest trees destroyed across about 250 hectares. A single story in a local newspaper, focusing on how the fire started, appears to be the only time it has been reported.


https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/nov/24/world-heritage-queensland-rainforest-burned-for-10-days-and-almost-no-one-noticed

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