Survivors of the Firestorm

Survivors of the Firestorm

DVD - 2011 | Widescreen version
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Australia's bushfires that tore through Victoria in 2009 incinerated over a million acres of land, including mountain ash forest ecosystems. The immediate aftermath of this firestorm was devastation, millions of animals died. But burned and traumatized survivors nursed back to health at wildlife hospitals showed an ability to bounce back, and the damaged environment demonstrated an extraordinary capacity for healing itself.
Publisher: United States : PBS Home Video, c2011
Edition: Widescreen version
Branch Call Number: 363.37094 S
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: PBS Home Video
Alternative Title: Nature (Television program)
ISBN: 9781608834549


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You probably remember the news photo of an exhausted Australian firefighter giving a Koala a drink from his water bottle. That photo was from the 2009 fire that burned a million acres, destroying bush, forest, and farmland and killing millions of wild and domestic animals, plus 173 human lives, a... Read More »

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Jun 02, 2012

drama - long time coming, knew it was going to happen just when...near total devistation to rebirth and some unexpected. Cool human element.


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