Fires

Scarred Land and Smoky Skies
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Scarred Land and Smoky Skies

The McKinney Fire—California’s largest so far in 2022—left a vast burn scar on the landscape, while nearby fires filled the air with smoke.

Published Aug 8, 2022

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Fires Near Yosemite
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Fires Near Yosemite

For the second time in a month, drought-parched forests near the park are burning.

Published Jul 25, 2022

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Lake Mead Keeps Dropping
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Lake Mead Keeps Dropping

Water levels are at their lowest since 1937.

Published Jul 20, 2022

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Smoke Over Siberia
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Smoke Over Siberia

The Aqua satellite captured an image showing dozens of fires charring forests in Russia’s far east.

Published Jul 18, 2022

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Heat and Fires Scorch Northern Canada
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Heat and Fires Scorch Northern Canada

Hundreds of fires are raging in the Northwest Territories and the Yukon.

Published Jul 7, 2022

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