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‘Compelling evidence’ logging native forests has worsened Australian bushfires, scientists warn

As logging of fire-affected areas is set to resume, Australian scientists say a clearer conversation is needed about fire risk

A group of senior Australian scientists have warned in an international journal that logging native forests makes fire more severe and is likely to have exacerbated the…

  • Lisa Cox
  • The Guardian

In a comment piece published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, the scientists call for a clearer discussion about how land management and forestry practices contribute to…

The article by the scientists David Lindenmayer, Robert Kooyman, Chris Taylor, Michelle Ward and…

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