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Fires in Australia Fires in Australia have burned millions of acres, have forced thousands to be evacuated and have claimed at least 24 lives. Photo: David Gray/Bloomberg

Australia has witnessed first-hand the impact of climate change, as devastating wildfires have forced thousands to flee in south eastern Australia, have killed at least 24 people, including three firefighters, have burned about 14.5 million acres and have killed nearly a billion native animals.

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Christopher Niesche

Christopher Niesche is the Australia correspondent for Law.com International. He covers the business of law in Australia and writes about lawyers, global and domestic law firms and in-house law departments. He also covers Australian regulatory matters. He can be reached at [email protected] and on Twitter: @ChrisNiesche.

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