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Australian wildfires claimed the mothers and habitats of these baby kangaroos. New photos show their lives with animal carers.

The devastating bushfires in New South Wales have finally all been contained, officials announced Thursday.
The koala (left), platypus (center), and long-nosed potoroo (right) are three species now at risk.

Australia’s government listed 113 native animal species that need ’emergency intervention’ in order to survive after its devastating...

Koalas, platypuses, and some species of echidna, possum, potoroo, and dunnart were listed as "high-priority" for government intervention.
Aboriginal groups in Australia have been lighting their own lands on fire as part of a fire management technique dating back thousands of years.

This thousand-year-old Aboriginal tradition of lighting fires could be a solution to fight Australia’s devastating bushfires

Aboriginal groups in Australia have been lighting their own lands on fire as part of a fire management technique dating back thousands of years.
Kangaroo Island is off the coast of Adelaide.

Australia’s Kangaroo Island is looking for volunteers to feed animals injured in bushfires

Nearly half of Kangaroo Island was burned by the bushfires this month alone. The RSPCA has posted an application form.
Fires continue to spread through Australia.

Celebrities who donated their time and money to Australia fire relief efforts

Australian stars like Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban, and Russell Crowe donated to organizations, while stars like Selena Gomez also pledged money.
A composite image showing a still from video footage of rain in Melbourne shared by 9 News Australia presenter Jo Hall on Wednesday and firefighters tackling a blaze in New South Wales on December 31, 2019.

After months of devastating bushfires Australia is finally getting rain, but it won’t stop the fires, and is bringing new extreme weather condit...

Firefighters welcomed rain in areas like Victoria and New South Wales. They say it is helping to weaken fires, but will not distinguish them.
Brian and Elizabeth Blakeman inspect the bushfire damage to their property on January 12, 2020 in Wairewa, Australia. Australian billionaires are facing criticism for not donating more to relief efforts.

Australian billionaires have donated at least $54 million to wildfire relief efforts. Here’s how that stacks up to billionaires’ donations...

A comedian's Facebook fundraiser contributed more to relief efforts than many of the country's billionaires.
A view of the smoke from the Australian fires from the International Space Station.

An astronaut in space photographed the giant smoke plume from Australia’s fires. 70% of the country is covered in haze.

Australia is battling the worst wildfires in its history. The smoke is visible from the International Space Station.
Dalila Jakupovic was forced to retire from qualifying.

The tennis player who collapsed at the Australian Open because of smoke from nearby bushfires says players are ‘pissed’ at the organizers ...

Dalila Jakupovic was leading 6-4, 5-6 when she was forced to retire from her qualifying match against Stefanie Voegele.
James Murdoch, son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch.

James Murdoch is fed up with his father’s companies’ climate denial in News Corp and Fox’s coverage of the Australian bushfires

James Murdoch and his wife Kathryn released a statement condemning his father's news outlets for downplaying the effects of climate change.