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**** NEWS FLASH ****


The Spectator publishes Jeremy Griffith’s brilliant analysis of the Australian bushfires:
‘Eucalypts are incinerators from hell
dressed up as trees’.


In his article in The Spectator, one of the world’s oldest and most influential magazines, biologist Jeremy Griffith brings fascinating and clarifying insight into the ferocious Australian bushfires. To read Jeremy’s article, click on the picture of the article below.

This amazing article has gone viral on social media, it’s even been picked up by the UK’s most read newspaper, the Daily Mail.


‘The science of bushfires is settled (part 2)’ by Jeremy Griffith. The Spectator 18 January 2020


While writing this piece, Jeremy was inspired to produce this wonderfully evocative drawing, which he submitted to accompany the article; unfortunately they didn’t include it. It depicts a point he makes in his article about eucalypts being like ‘dangerous crocodiles planted tail-down ready to destroy lives and our worldincluding so much of our wildlife’.


Drawing of a eucalyptus tree as a dangerous crocodile planted tail-down ready to destroy lives and our world, by Jeremy Griffith, 2020


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