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Good NATURE: Australian Bushfire Rescue


After each NATURE premiere, we gather online videos we love into a playlist. From our newest film to incredible footage from around the web, here were our favorites. And don’t forget, you can always subscribe to our newsletter so you don’t miss a thing!

In Case You Missed It:

Watch “Australian Bushfire Rescue” HERE

Meet the people rescuing and caring for the animal survivors of Australia’s devastating bushfires. Iconic species like koalas, kangaroos and wombats face a series of hurdles to recover from their trauma. Watch HERE.

Our Favorite Moments From the Film:

Meet Bear: The Dog Who Rescues Koalas

A month after the wildfires devastated a wildlife sanctuary, an expert was brought in to find injured koalas.

Two Orphaned Joeys Welcomed Into New Home

While their mother will not survive her wounds from the fires, two joeys are welcomed into a new home.

Australia’s Wildfires: A Special Report

Our coverage of Australia’s worst wildfires started almost one year ago. Watch our special report series HERE.

More Good Nature:

Taking care of baby wombats is not easy…

Keep calm and watch these baby pandas play.

How Australia Can Rise From the Ashes

Experts from the Wildlife Conservation Society consider potential solutions and prevention techniques to combat wildlife loss during future wildfire seasons. Read HERE.

Emergency Vet Care

A mobile vet care unit is set up to treat injured animals in the immediate aftermath of the Australian bushfires.


Behind the Scenes

Go behind the scenes with the filmmakers of “Australian Bushfire Rescue.”

Good Nature Playlist:

From Eons, Frontline, VICE, PBS Newshour and more, here’s what others are reporting about Australia’s fires.

For Kids:

The Kids Learn About Australia | Let’s Go Luna

Credit: PBS KIDS

The Magic Globe teaches Carmen, Leo and Andy about the bush, land outside of cities in Australia. Watch on PBS KIDS here.

For Teachers:

Black Summer | (Grades 8-12)

Kangaroo Island | (Grades 8-12)

Rethinking Response | (Grades 8-12)