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African grasslands are meant to burn – we can't let this distract from the Amazon fires
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African grasslands are meant to burn – we can’t let this distract from the Amazon fires

Written by: Colin Beale, Senior Lecturer in Ecology, University of York John Ceulemans / shutterstockCatastrophic fires in the Amazon rainforest made global headlines, but since then NASA has noted that right now there are actually many more fires in parts...

What are native grasslands, and why do they matter?
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What are native grasslands, and why do they matter?

Written by: Mike Letnic, Professor, Centre for Ecosystem Science, UNSW The Southern Tablelands contain rare native grasslands. Tim J Keegan/Flickr, CC BY-SACoalition minister Angus Taylor is under scrutiny for possibly intervening in the clearing of grasslands in the southern highlands...