|Royal Darwin Hospital
|Controlled Burn-Off Rejuvenates the Bush
I think this paradox comes about because when risk is so very low, adverse outcomes become very rare and beyond the experience of most of us. We then develop a heightened fear of such things, the fear of the unknown, a fear which is out of proportion to the risk, but which can lead us to make all sorts of irrational choices.
|Oxygen bubbles released from the roots and trapped underneath the leaves help to keep them afloat!