Australia's fire season has devastated native ecosystems, and it's probably going to be a while before displaced animals are able to survive on their own again.
The Gondwanan rainforests are a living time capsule that survived a continental breakup and a planetary mass extinction event. Now, they’re being tested by humanity.
If you're living in Sydney or Melbourne you can expect some damage and possible health consequences in the future.
In places with particularly hot fires, these eerie shadows have been baked into the ground.
For weeks Australian cities have been experiencing air pollution worse than Beijing's. This is harming far more people than the actual fires.
The enormous fires, which are being amplified by climate change, have killed up to a billion animals and may drive species to extinction.