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GREAT STORIES | 22-Year-Old Hunter Rescues 9 Koalas From Victoria Bushfires in Mallacoota

GREAT STORIES | 22-Year-Old Hunter Rescues 9 Koalas From Victoria Bushfires in Mallacoota

BY MICHAEL WING A hunter has saved the lives of numerous koalas in the fire-ravaged forests on the outskirts of Mallacoota in East Gippsland, Australia, where bushfires have raged all week long. Twenty-two-year-old Patrick Boyle has rescued “eight or nine” so far, he says. It started when Boyle ventured out into the fire-ravaged bush and found one koala […]

More Than 100 US Firefighters Gave up Holidays at Home to Tackle Australian Bushfires

More Than 100 US Firefighters Gave up Holidays at Home to Tackle Australian Bushfires

  BY ISABEL VAN BRUGEN The United States has so far dispatched some 100 firefighters who gave up their holidays at home to help combat blazes in Australia as its most populous state of New South Wales (NSW) declared a third state of emergency of the bushfire season. Ahead of re-elevated fire risk over the weekend, the National Interagency Fire […]