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CRW 2 (Summer school) Unit 4 Environment

July 13, 2020

The assignment: Write a paragraph of approx. 100-120 words using the content from Case Study A: Fire Risk on p. 94. The due date is Tuesday, July 14, at 1:00 PM. Note: Do not include information about short- and long-term solutions.

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  1. EUN JUN AN permalink
    July 13, 2020 5:28 pm

    South Australia is a well-off country that ranks 12th in global GDP. However, at the same time, there are many wildfires here every year. For the first reason, geographically, this is heavily wooded area. Therefore, forest fires risk is much more likely than other regions. There may be many causes of these fires, but drought, arson that someone intentionally start a fire to destroy something, and global warming are the main factors. These damages occur frequently during every summer. About one to five people are died by the cruel accident. In addition, it destroys wildlife habitats, pollutes the environment, and brings great destruction to other buildings in the place.

  2. GeonHyeong An permalink
    July 13, 2020 7:01 pm

    Wildfire is a one of the most common accident that can be caused by people’s mistake. However, even Southern Australia, which has world rank 12 about country GDP, is frequently hit by forest fires. Southern Australia is analyzed as a heavily forested areas. On the other hand, there are 1-5 deaths by wildfire every year. Most of wildfire was hit during summer months commonly. By the reason of wildfire, there a number of causes such as drought, arson, and global warming. Plus, there are other effects of wildfires except the loss of life that this mentioned above. For the first, there is destruction of homes and other buildings. Next effect is destruction of habitats for wild animals. For the last, there can be pollution from smoke.

  3. Hong Jun Lee permalink
    July 13, 2020 9:54 pm

    Southern Australia is geographically heavily forested areas. And Country GDP ranks in 12. As southern Australia is heavily forested, there are menace of wildfire. The cause of the wildfire is typically drought, arson, global warming, occurs common during summer months. Because of the wildfire in southern Australia, 1 to 5 people dies every year. As well as people dying, there are more effects caused by wildfire. For example, destruction of buildings, homes, habitats for wild animals, also, pollution of air from smoke is another example of the effects caused by wildfire. So there needs some solution for wildfire occurred in southern Australia.

  4. junseoYoon permalink
    July 13, 2020 11:16 pm

    Southern Australia is a rich country that ranks 12th in GDP. Australia is a heavily forested area and there are so many forest fire, just as the worst forest fire ever broke out about five months ago. The causes of these fires are someone’s arson, natural drought, and global warming. These forest fires often occur in the hot summer months, killing one to five people each year. Also, there are destruction of homes and other buildings, destruction of habitats for wild animals, and air pollution from smoke.

  5. Bang Na Yeon permalink
    July 14, 2020 12:06 am

    Southern Australia’s world GDP ranking is 12th, meaning that it has a fairly high level of development. Nevertheless, residents in South Australia, geographically being placed in thickly forested area, sometimes suffer from wildfire. The fire tend to be caused largely by drought, making fire illegally, and global warming. This disaster is so common in summer months that 1-5 citizens’ deaths of human occur per year. To be more specific, it has a huge adverse effect on human, property, wild lives, and environment. For example, losing of life and demolition of many facilities such as houses, schools, and other buildings result from the severe disaster of wildfire. In addition, natural territory for wild animals can be devastated, and pollution will be major environmental problem due to smoke arose from fire.

  6. Park, In Seong permalink
    July 14, 2020 1:07 am

    Southern Australia is a region that suffer from seasonal fire. Because the area is heavily forested, there is a potential risk from the fire. Especially, the wildfire in this area is very common during summer months. Potential causes of this major disaster are drought arson and global warming. There are 1-5 fatalities caused by the severe wildfire every year in Southern Australia. In addition, despite fact that Australia is a financially stable country which is ranked the world’s 12st GDP, wide-reaching damage is done to this area. This damage has a great effect both on humans and nature. In the former case, the major effects are loss of life and destruction of homes and other buildings. Similarly, environmental damages such as destruction of habitats for wild animals and pollution from smoke are also serious problems.

  7. Park Hyun-min permalink
    July 14, 2020 2:27 am

    South Australia, ranked 12th in the world of GDP, is located in heavily forested areas and has a high risk of forest fires. Wildfire such as drought and forest fires frequently occur in the sultry summer months, and Australia’s heavily forested area is a factor that further increases the wildfire risk. The potential cause of the fire is not only the dry parched land associated with drought and rising temperatures resulting from global warming but also humans to carry out an arson attack. About one to five people die per year because of wildfires in Australia and also have various effects. Such as large-scale loss of life and destruction habitats for wild animals, air pollution from smoke, a waste of time and effort on reconstruction.

  8. Hong Jung Min permalink
    July 14, 2020 3:51 am

    In addition to floods and droughts, wildfires can be a potential threat both to humans and the environment. Southern Australia can be a good example. Australia is one of the top 12 richest countries in the world, so well-developed infrastructure may help its citizens overcome the dangers of many natural disasters. However, frequent wildfires during summer months are a huge threat to residents in Southern Australia which is covered with dense forests. An average of 1-5 human causalities by wildfire are reported each year and many buildings can be damaged due to the fire. Wildfires can also harm the environment. Biodiversity can be reduced by destroying the habitat of wildlife such as koalas. In addition, smoke from the fire can pollute the air in the area.

  9. KIM TAEGYU permalink
    July 14, 2020 9:14 am

    Southern Australia is a fertile area with a heavy forest. However, this blessed land suffer from wildfire every year especially during summer months. It might be suggested that normally global warming, and a drought can cause this disaster. Occasionally even some vicious people set fire on purpose. The flame can have the consequence of several tragedies such as air pollution and destruction of homeland for both humans and wild animals. Even as many as five people die each year. Relevant authorities are struggling to seek solutions. Meanwhile, South Australia is one of the richest countries that ranks 12th in the world GDP, still better off than the rest of the countries.

  10. Seo Ju Won permalink
    July 14, 2020 10:34 am

    Southern Australia, ranked 12th in GDP, is a place where there are heavily forested areas. Because there are forests, there is a risk of wildfire. There are many potential causes of fire, such as drought, arson, global warming. It is common during summer months, and because of the wildfire, 1-5 deaths occur every year. And, destruction of the wild animals’ habitats and human homes, pollution from smoke can also be the effects of wildfire.

  11. Jeong Sung Hee permalink
    July 14, 2020 10:56 am

    Southern Australia one of the regional area vunerable to wild fires. Although Southern Australia ranks 12th in measuring the GDP levels, the wild fires common during the summer months causes annual destruction in the area. Causalties, destrution of buildings, deprivation of habitat for the wild animals, along with the pollution through out the entire region from smoke are the consequences of the natural disaster. The wild fire not only harms the enviornment but also causes annual death on 1~5 people. The estimated cause of the this annual phenomenon has partially to do with the natural endownment of the dense forest along with human activity; arson, pollution- possibly the main trigger of global warming and the consequenting droughts.

  12. Hyuk-soo Lee permalink
    July 14, 2020 12:48 pm

    Southern Australia is a state that has many heavily forested areas and has the 12th largest GDP in the globe. As there are many thick forests in the region, wildfire risk is quite high. There are several potential causes of wildfire starting from drought, arson to global warming. Wildfires commonly occur around summer months and take one to five persons’ precious lives every year. Recurring bushfires do damage to humans and wildlife. It kills the life on earth and ruins the habitats for humans and animals. Moreover, the smoke coming from wildfires pollutes the Earth.

  13. Wu Dan permalink
    July 14, 2020 12:54 pm

    South Australia is a country prone to summer fires. Fires kill between one to five people in South Australia each year. The cause of the fire is partly natural. Some are caused by drought, some by global warming; The other is the human factor. There are also numerous cases of fires caused by deliberate arson. The effects of the fire are significant. Fires cause the loss of life, destruction of homes and buildings, and meanwhile fires have a major impact on nature. They destroy wildlife habitats cause pollution form smoke. But even with the impact of the wildfires, South Australia’s national GDP is the 12th largest in the world.

  14. Choi hye yeon permalink
    July 14, 2020 12:58 pm

    Southern Australia ranks 12th in GDP and is an advanced country with dense forests. However, it is also a country where forest fires exist at the same time because of its deep forestation. Wildfires are appeared by various causes such as drought, arson, and global warming. Frequent wildfire risks during summer months hurt both humans and nature. First of all, it results in loss of life, such as the death of one to five people a year. It also destroys people’s homes and buildings. The same is true of the environment. For example, Destruction of wildlife habitats, causing smoke pollution.

  15. Park Hyun-min permalink
    July 14, 2020 1:08 pm

    South Australia, ranked 12th in the world GDP, is located in heavily forested areas and has a high risk of forest fires. Wildfire such as drought and forest fires frequently occurs in the hot summer months, and Australia’s heavily forested area is a factor that further increases the wildfire risk. The potential cause of the fire is not only the dry parched land associated with drought and rising temperatures resulting from global warming but also humans to carry out an arson attack. About one to five people die per year because of wildfires in Australia and also have various effects. Such as large-scale loss of life and destruction habitats for wild animals, air pollution from smoke, a waste of time and effort on reconstruction.

  16. Yoonjunseo permalink
    July 14, 2020 1:09 pm

    Southern Austrailia is a rich country that ranks 12th in GDP. Austrailia is heavily forested area and there are many wildfire. The cause of the wildfire is that someone’s arson, drought, and global warming. Because of the dry weather and heat, wildfires are common during summer seasons and 1-5 citizens died per year. Not only death, but also buildings and people’s homes collapse, wildlife habitats are destroyed, and there is air pollution caused by smoke.

  17. Park Hyun-min permalink
    July 14, 2020 1:11 pm

    South Australia, ranked 12th in the world GDP, is located in heavily forested areas and has a high risk of forest fires. Wildfire such as drought and forest fires frequently occur in the hot summer months, and Australia’s heavily forested area is a factor that further increases the wildfire risk. The potential cause of the fire is not only the dry parched land associated with drought and rising temperatures resulting from global warming but also humans to carry out an arson attack. About one to five people die per year because of wildfires in Australia and also have various effects. Such as large-scale loss of life and destruction habitats for wild animals, air pollution from smoke, a waste of time and effort on reconstruction..

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