Fires

Fires in Northwest Argentina
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Fires in Northwest Argentina

Forests are burning after being primed by warm temperatures and a lack of rain.

Published Dec 1, 2022

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Autumn Fires in Central Appalachia
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Autumn Fires in Central Appalachia

Dry autumn conditions and high winds spurred numerous wildland fires in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia in November 2022.

Published Nov 10, 2022

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Late-Season Fires in the Pacific Northwest
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Late-Season Fires in the Pacific Northwest

Fires were still burning in Oregon and Washington well into October.

Published Oct 11, 2022

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Smoke Blankets the Amazon
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Smoke Blankets the Amazon

The southern Amazon has become a hotspot of fire activity as roads, cattle, crops, and people replace the rainforest.

Published Sep 12, 2022

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Western Smoke Rides the Winds
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Western Smoke Rides the Winds

Smoke from fires in Washington and Oregon blanketed Puget Sound and wafted out over the Pacific Ocean.

Published Sep 12, 2022

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