Ecological Grief and Our ResponseSubmitted by helen.jardine@g... on 22nd of April, 2020
In Australia, the year 2020 began with every state and territory in our country alightin the most terrifying of circumstances. Between November 2019 and March 2020, itis estimated 18 million hectares have burned throughout the country. The impact ofthese fires is far-reaching. From smoke filled cities, towns, beachside communities andbeyond, thousands of people had their health compromised due to the heavy levels ofsmoke penetrating far beyond the areas of the fires, causing anxiety, fear and genuinehealth concerns.