- From the genus name Eucalyptus (Wiktionary)
“Comprehensive evacuation procedures, however difficult, however costly, however impossible, now seem the only reasonable path forward, especially because our rural populations will presumably continue to grow and put more people in harm's way when the weather conditions conspire to unleash other firestorms, fueled by immensely inflammable box eucalypt.”
“In the tradition of isolated rural buildings, the house is conceived as a singular gesture responding to the strength of the site: a grassy terrace overlooking a meandering river facing north up a spectacular valley, next to an old eucalypt.”
“It is described as a natural laboratory for studying eucalypt evolution through periods of global climatic change and because it shows considerable diversity in isolated populations through adaptation of species to complex conditions.”
“I was gobsmacked to hear that suburbia has the same fuel load KG of burnable / square meter as open eucalypt forest, but the real “Faark me” moment was when the dude spoke of fighting the fire front in suburbia - access is better than in a forest, but when you run out of fire trucks & crews, access aint gonna help.”
“The longer course, the Sultan, is known for its integration with the pine and eucalypt woods, and excellent practice facilities, while the Pasha has generous fairways, well-placed bunkers, and putting and chipping greens.”
“Now the tangled rainforest has mostly gone, except in the deepest ravines, and a tall eucalypt forest has grown up.”
“Outside the window, the wind chimes were clattering, and Cassandra realized that the air had become charged with the smell of eucalypt and road tar.”
“Nell was standing by the silver-green trunk of a lone eucalypt.”
“The birds utilize a wide variety of habitat, nesting in tree hollows only on the edge of rainforest and eucalypt forest, and feeding in buttongrass plains.”
“Wet eucalypt forest are not as well-represented in protected areas, with only 18 percent of this community included in reserves.”
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