Wildfires

Bodies of 3 US firemen killed in plane crash retrieved from Australian forest

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The firefighters died when their water tanker plane crashed after dumping fire retardant on an out-of-control blaze.Read more

Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames

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Where flames have subsided, biologists are starting to look for survivors, hoping they may find enough left of some rare and endangered species to rebuild populations.Read more

Sydney Opera House thanks firefighters

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The sails of the iconic Sydney Opera House were illuminated this weekend to show support for firefighters and wildfires-affected communities.Read more


Firefighter dies as Australia plans to adapt to wildfires

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Another firefighter has died battling the Australian wildfire crisis. Read more

Heroic dog Patsy saves hundreds of animals in Australia bushfires

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The 6-year-old border collie gained global attention after herding 900 sheep, saving them from the raging fires.Read more

Indiana crafters help animals in Australia

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Some Hoosiers are using their crafting talents to help the wildlife affected by fires in Australia.Read more

Decades of conservation reversed by Australia wildfires

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Years of conservation work on Australia's bio-diverse Kangaroo Island has been ruined by wildfires that have wiped out some unique fauna.Read more

US singer Pink pledges $500K to fight Australia wildfires

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American pop singer Pink says she is donating $500,000 to help fight the deadly wildfires that have devastated parts of Australia.Read more

Thousands of koalas feared dead in Australia wildfires

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Thousands of koalas are feared to have died in a wildfire-ravaged area north of Sydney, Australia. Read more


WATCH: Fireman gives koala water during Australia wildfire

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A firefighter helped a thirsty koala drink water form a bottle in south Australia Sunday while fires continued to rage in the region.Read more

2 dead, dozens injured as Australia wildfires raze homes

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Wildfires razing Australia's drought-stricken east coast have left two people dead and several missing, more than 30 injured and over 150 homes destroyed, officials said...Read more