Daily Dot: People are spreading awareness about the Australia fires on social media

Daily Dot: People are spreading awareness about the Australia fires on social media. “In the hot, dry weather during the summer, Australia quite commonly experiences bush fires. Under ideal weather conditions, bush fires play an integral role in its ecosystem. Eucalyptus trees depend on bush fires to clear away vegetation beneath them, which would otherwise inhibit their growth. Eucalyptus trees, along with other species, also rely on the flames to trigger the release of their seeds. However, in less than ideal conditions–high temperatures, drought, or an overabundance of rain–the fires can turn deadly.”

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