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Montana Wildfires Reignite Logging Debate

Added: 21.09.2017 21:45 | 5 views | 0 comments

An epic wildfire season in Montana has conservatives blaming environmentalists for blocking logging projects, but scientists say climate change is making fire seasons longer and tense.

As Europe scorches, goats and sheep fight wildfires one bite at a time

Added: 20.09.2017 1:44 | 4 views | 0 comments

When wildfires surrounded his family-run farm in northeast Spain four years ago, all that Pau Figueras Mundo could do was watch, helplessly, as the flames edged closer.

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| Portugal's biggest wildfire: 'We all thought we were going to die' – video

Added: 19.09.2017 8:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

On 17 June, a fire swept through the forests of central Portugal, killing 64 people and destroying more than 480 houses. After a summer of record numbers of wildfires across southern Europe, the Guardian travelled to devastated villages in Portugal to find out why the June fire was so deadly, and what can be done to prevent it happening again

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Tiny satellites will give wildfire fighting a big boost

Added: 15.09.2017 22:14 | 16 views | 0 comments

One way to improve our response times to wildfires is to put a lot more eyes in the sky.
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US wildfire costs hit record $2.3 billion; season isn't over

Added: 14.09.2017 23:31 | 7 views | 0 comments

The U.S. government says it has already spent a record $2.3 billion fighting wildfires this year, and 64 major fires are still burning in 10 states.


Risk of wildfires increases in Okla. due to hot, dry conditions

Added: 14.09.2017 21:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

National Weather Service says there is an elevated chance of wildfires on Thursday and Friday, especially in northwestern Oklahoma


5 charged in scheme to defraud Dolly Parton's wildfire relief fund

Added: 14.09.2017 0:59 | 19 views | 0 comments

Parton established the Dollywood Foundation's My People Fund soon after last year's wildfires in east Tennessee.


US West's Wildfires Spark Calls to Thin Tree-choked Forests

Added: 14.09.2017 0:22 | 16 views | 0 comments

Wildfires that are blackening the American West in one of the nation's worst fire seasons have ignited calls, including from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, to thin forests that have become so choked with trees that they are at "powder keg levels."

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"More damaging, more costly" wildfires scorch West

Added: 14.09.2017 0:09 | 13 views | 0 comments

Wildfires are raging across dried-out western forests and grassland in the United States and Canada


US West's wildfires spark calls to thin tree-choked forests

Added: 13.09.2017 22:23 | 8 views | 0 comments

Wildfires that are blackening the American West in one of the nation's worst fire seasons have ignited calls to thin forests that have become choked with trees.


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