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Alisal Fire Rages Near Santa Barbara
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Alisal Fire Rages Near Santa Barbara

Chaparral shrublands and strong winds are fueling the fast-moving fire.

Published Oct 13, 2021

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Eruption Continues at La Palma
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Eruption Continues at La Palma

Cumbre Vieja volcano is making its presence felt from above and below.

Published Oct 9, 2021

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A Record-Breaking Year for Fire in Sakha
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A Record-Breaking Year for Fire in Sakha

Fires burned 8.4 million hectares in the eastern Russian republic.

Published Oct 8, 2021

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A Multi-Dimensional Fire Challenge
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A Multi-Dimensional Fire Challenge

Accumulating fuels and rising populations are contributing to California’s large, destructive fires.

Published Oct 5, 2021

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What’s Behind California’s Surge of Large Fires?
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What’s Behind California’s Surge of Large Fires?

Heat waves and droughts supercharged by climate change, a century of fire suppression, and fast-growing populations have made large, destructive fires more likely.

Published Oct 4, 2021

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