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Scientists: Fires spike in Brazil's...

Scientists: Fires spike in Brazil's...

Latin America

Fri, Oct 2 2020

Most of the Amazon fires consist of agricultural burning on illegally deforested areas, even though the...

Eight killed in Ukraine forest...

Eight killed in Ukraine forest...

Europe

Thu, Oct 1 2020

Local authorities have said the fires may have been caused by shelling from a nearby area that is controlled...

California wine country faces long battle...

California wine country faces long battle...

North America

Wed, Sep 30 2020

Cal Fire official Jonathan Cox said 80 houses have been destroyed between the two counties

California wildfires burn 3.75m acres...

California wildfires burn 3.75m acres...

World

Tue, Sep 29 2020

California has been battling massive wildfires for months, stoked by dry conditions, strong seasonal...

Firefighters wrest control over half...

Firefighters wrest control over half...

North America

Fri, Sep 25 2020

Roughly 3.6 million acres have burned in California since the beginning of the year

Abnormal heat spreads floods and wildfires...

Abnormal heat spreads floods and wildfires...

Climate Change

Fri, Sep 25 2020

From the Arctic Circle to tropical Africa, abnormal heat is bringing mayhem and destruction and costing...

In Siberia forests, climate change stokes...

In Siberia forests, climate change stokes...

Europe

Thu, Sep 24 2020

Lying dormant one metre beneath the earth's surface, the fire has survived biting Siberian winters...

California firefighters race to subdue...

California firefighters race to subdue...

North America

Tue, Sep 22 2020

Five of the state’s 20 largest blazes on record have occurred this year

California braces for high winds that...

California braces for high winds that...

North America

Thu, Sep 17 2020

In Oregon, 10 people were killed in the infernos fuelled by dry conditions

Satellite data: Smoke from US fires...

Satellite data: Smoke from US fires...

North America

Wed, Sep 16 2020

The blazes have already burned nearly five million acres across the US West

Explainer: How this year's destructive...

How US wildfire season came to be

North America

Tue, Sep 15 2020

The governors of California and Oregon - the states worst hit in 2020 - say climate change is largely...

Facebook removes posts linking Oregon...

Facebook removes posts linking US...

North America

Sun, Sep 13 2020

Flames have destroyed thousands of homes in days

Trump to visit California as deadly...

Trump to visit California as deadly...

North America

Sun, Sep 13 2020

Trump plans to meet with the heads of California's emergency services, battling fires that have scorched...

Before US West Coast, the world's major...

Before US West Coast, the world's major...

World

Sat, Sep 12 2020

The wildfires were mostly the result of arson and directly linked to deforestation

Infographic: Half a million people flee...

Infographic: Half a million people flee...

North America

Sat, Sep 12 2020

Fanned by unusually hot, dry winds, dozens of fires are sweeping Oregon, Washington State and California,...

California battles largest-ever fire...

California battles largest-ever...

North America

Fri, Sep 11 2020

More than 2,000 homes and other buildings had burned in the fire

Scientists: Wild weather this year shows...

'Wild weather shows growing impact of...

World

Thu, Sep 10 2020

As average global temperatures have risen by about 1°C since pre-industrial times, changes in the...

Helicopters rescue dozens trapped by...

Helicopters rescue dozens trapped by...

World

Sun, Sep 6 2020

Two were severely injured and 10 had moderate injuries

Weather helps firefighters battle wildfire...

Weather helps firefighters battle wildfire...

World

Wed, Aug 26 2020

The worst fires, now the second and third largest in state history, burned in the greater San Francisco...

'Extreme' California wildfire forces...

'Extreme' California wildfire forces...

North America

Sat, Aug 15 2020

The cause of the blaze was under investigation but human activity is likely to blame, said US Forest...

Fires contained in Australian state,...

Fires contained in Australian state,...

Oceania

Thu, Feb 13 2020

Bushfires scorched more than 10 million hectares in the country's east and south, killing at least...