A scientist has linked Australia’s bush fires to a rise in water temperatures in the Indian Ocean caused by a volcanic eruption. Photo: AFP A scientist has linked Australia’s bush fires to a rise in water temperatures in the Indian Ocean caused by a volcanic eruption. Photo: AFP
A scientist has linked Australia’s bush fires to a rise in water temperatures in the Indian Ocean caused by a volcanic eruption. Photo: AFP

China’s deep sea prospectors may find key to marine heatwaves

  • Hong Kong scientist postulates volcanic activity in the Indian Ocean has caused Australia’s bush fires
  • Chinese research vessels could help to answer this and other questions as they hunt for minerals

Topic |   Environment
A scientist has linked Australia’s bush fires to a rise in water temperatures in the Indian Ocean caused by a volcanic eruption. Photo: AFP A scientist has linked Australia’s bush fires to a rise in water temperatures in the Indian Ocean caused by a volcanic eruption. Photo: AFP
A scientist has linked Australia’s bush fires to a rise in water temperatures in the Indian Ocean caused by a volcanic eruption. Photo: AFP
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