The Australian National University said on Wednesday that a team is creating a 'shoebox-sized' satellite that will measure forest ground cover and moisture levels using infrared detectors.
Now that the man has won a huge amount of money, is planning to rebuild his house with that.
More than a third of the Kangaroo Island has burned in fires since December and at least 27 people have died.
The Academy Award-winning actor serves as Earth Alliance’s co-chair along with philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth.
Scott Morrison made the plea for international visitor support on Wednesday as he visited Kangaroo Island, a tourist rich destination, that has been hit twice in recent weeks by fierce fires.
AR Rahman said people must begin to recognise the effects of more urgent issues that all of the world will have to face.
The arrests were made in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania, the worst-hit states. Approximately 50 percent of Australia's bushfires were started by arsonists.
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Leonardo DiCaprio shared statistics on the loss of human and animal life following the recent devastating fire in Australia.
In a harbinger of the searing conditions expected, a number of fires burnt out of control in South Australia as temperatures topped 40 degrees C (104 F) across much of the state and strong winds fanned flames.
This is the latest emergency in Australia's devastating summer fire season, which has been turbocharged by a prolonged drought and climate change.
Greater Sydney and two surrounding areas were rated as catastrophic for Saturday, and other areas were at extreme or very-high fire danger ratings.
Two million hectares of land in New South Wales has been burnt since July.