Fires

Southern California Under Smoke
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Southern California Under Smoke

The KNP fire complex and Windy fire are threatening groves of giant sequoias and prompting authorities to issue evacuation orders.

Published Sep 24, 2021

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Fire Encroaching on Giant Sequoias
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Fire Encroaching on Giant Sequoias

In the midst of another brutal fire season, several of California’s natural treasures have also been threatened.

Published Sep 16, 2021

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A Fast-Moving Fire in Kgalagadi
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A Fast-Moving Fire in Kgalagadi

A grass fire in southwestern Botswana raced through the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in August.

Published Sep 15, 2021

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Climate Change Pushes Fires to Higher Ground
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Climate Change Pushes Fires to Higher Ground

Wildfires in the western United States have been spreading to higher elevations due to warmer and drier conditions.

Published Sep 2, 2021

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Smoky Skies in the Western Amazon
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Smoky Skies in the Western Amazon

Increasing numbers of deforestation fires are darkening skies in Rondônia and Amazonas.

Published Sep 1, 2021

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