Climate Change

The terror of Australia’s bushfires in 3 stark graphics

Nancy Allen and Brian Allen stand outside the house as high winds push smoke and ash from the Currowan Fire towards Nowra, New South Wales, Australia January 4, 2020. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC219E9IA30G

25 million acres of land have burned since September. Image: REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy

Shayanne Gal
Graphic Designer, Business Insider
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The Australian bushfires have burned over 25 million acres so far. Image: Shayanne Gal/Insider
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The area of burned land in Australia is equal to the entire state of Virginia. Image: Shayanne Gal/Insider
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Australia's smoke plume is the same size as 68.4% per cent of it's land. Image: Shayanne Gal/Insider
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