Fires

A Watery Day for Lake Lefroy
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A Watery Day for Lake Lefroy

Spectacular patterns emerged as stormwater pooled on the salt crust of this ephemeral lake in Western Australia.

Published Feb 12, 2021

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Fraser Island Blazes
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Fraser Island Blazes

Fires have scorched half of a World Heritage Site and threatened local wildlife.

Published Dec 10, 2020

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New Fires Scorch the Hills of Southern California
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New Fires Scorch the Hills of Southern California

The state’s brutal fire season has not ended.

Published Dec 4, 2020

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Spring Heats Up Down Under
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Spring Heats Up Down Under

The country endured its hottest spring and November on record.

Published Dec 3, 2020

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A Busy Season for Crop Fires in Northwestern India
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A Busy Season for Crop Fires in Northwestern India

Burning leftover straw after the rice harvest has once again blanketed the region with smoke.

Published Nov 17, 2020

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