January bushfire an environmental disaster for Australian Capital Territory: expert (2)

Xinhua 2020.02.17 04:17
Video PlayerClose CANBERRA, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) - A bushfire that burned in January and February has been declared the worst-ever environmental disaster in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The Orroral Valley bushfire burned more than 80,000 hectares of land and destroyed 80 percent of the Namadgi National Park southwest of Canberra, Australia's capital city. It triggered a state of emergency in the ACT for the first time since the
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