“Using a small leaf rake, artist Breathe A Blue Ocean completed this beautiful 120-metre-long artwork in Geelong in under 2 hours.” (Posted by instagram abcnews_au)
What we all know is that Australia suffered tremendously due to fire. That so much of their wildlife perished, with some still needing rescue today. Many of us now fear the worst when it comes to climate change.
With news of 24 arrests for arson in Australia, there have been so many questions a buzz about how much of this is actually due to climate change. The truth is both seem to have a big part in this. We all need to come together to do the best we can to prevent disasters like this from happening. Be smart and take action when it comes to fire prevention, make sure you have a plan in place for both you and your pet, AND do the best you can to prevent climate change.
Taking small steps towards a cleaner environment doesn’t mean changing your whole lifestyle. It can be as simple as turning off computers or appliances that are not in use. And remember saving energy will always put more money in your pocket. We can learn more when we are open to new ideas. With longer dryer hotter months, fires become so much harder to fight.
Factcheck.org goes into great detail about Australia’s fires, shedding light on their battle this past year with arson and climate change. A very interesting read. This was said to be Australia’s longest and hottest dry spell on record. But please keep in mind that regardless of what started the fire, Australia still has a long way to go and still needs help. There is a long recovery ahead for so many rescued wildlife, and many homes to be rebuilt.