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1 Dead In New Round Of Australian Wildfires

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A man has died defending his home from an intense wildfire that razed wooded hills near Australia's west coast city of Perth...

Firefighting Plane Crashes In Australia, Sparking New Blaze

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2013 | World

SYDNEY, Oct 24 (Reuters) - A plane dousing wildfires in bushland around the Australia's biggest city, Sydney, crashed into a national park on Thursd...

Cause Of Australia's Largest Wildfire Revealed

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

SYDNEY -- SYDNEY (AP) — A military training exercise ignited the largest of the wildfires that have ravaged Australia's most populous state over the...

Firefighter Captures Terrifying Footage Of Australian Wildfires

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

The wildfires that have ripped through Australia's state of New South Wales and destroyed more than 200 homes are now threatening to wreak even more h...

Wildfires Put Heat On Climate Denying PM

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

SYDNEY, Oct 21 (Reuters) - A long, hot summer looms for Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott as devastating wildfires near Sydney fuel opposition t...

Rampant Wildfires Kill Man In Australia

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 01.18.2013 | World

SYDNEY -- Wildfires raged across southern Australia on Friday, killing one man and destroying several homes as sweltering temperatures brought fresh m...

Australian Man Convicted Of Starting Deadly Wildfire

AP | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) � An Australian man was convicted Tuesday of deliberately starting one of the deadly wildfires that swept through sou...

Wildfires Destroy Homes In Australia's West, Around Perth

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PERTH, Australia — Wildfires possibly sparked by fallen power lines roared across a swath of western Australia on Wednesday, razing almost 40 ho...

Australia's Daylesford Residents Brace For Worst As New Fire Threatens Town

The Australian | Lauren Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A BUSHFIRE was bearing down on the Victorian resort town of Daylesford last night, hours after an out-of-control grass fire threatened Melbourne's eas...

Soul on Fire

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Learning to remain relaxed and go with life's flow is a high achievement indeed. Mind-body practice helps, meditation helps, but in the end it is self-awareness that is required.

Australian Emergency Operators Heard Fire Victims Final Calls

The Australian | Aaron Langmaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TRIPLE-0 operators listened to people "dying over the phone" at the height of the Victoria fires. More than 4200 terrifying phone calls were made to ...

Australia's Animals Scorched In Wildfires

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY — Kangaroo corpses lay scattered by the roadsides while wombats that survived the wildfire's onslaught emerged from their underground bur...

Australia Wildfire Rebuilding Finds A Mascot

AP | ROHAN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SYDNEY — It was a chance encounter in the charred landscape of Australia's deadly wildfires: A koala sips water from a bottle offered by a firef...

AUSTRALIAN WILDFIRES RAGE: Dozens Killed, Entire Towns Destroyed

AP | TANALEE SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HEALESVILLE, Australia — The deadliest wildfires in Australia's history burned people in their homes and cars and wiped out entire towns, offici...