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Colorado Front Range fire 2012
2014-11-09 05:18:03

Every year, wildfires exact a toll on humanity and a new research paper in the journal Nature suggests a rethinking of how we approach these massive blazes.

2014-09-25 16:22:09

Utility Provides $5.5 Million to Local Fire Safe Councils SAN FRANCISCO, Sept.

2014-07-02 23:13:00

Leveraging the success of the TxWRAP web portal developed by the Texas A&M Forest Service, The Southern Group of State Foresters (SGSF) teamed with Timmons Group to develop the South Wildfire

2014-07-01 12:24:13

Safe Outdoor Equipment and Vehicle Use Key to Preventing Fires SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and CAL FIRE today announced a partnership

tsunami earthquakes
2014-06-28 05:08:15

“Sticking points” in the Earth’s tectonic plates caused by extinct undersea volcanoes could be responsible for producing tsunami earthquakes, a discovery which could lead to improved detection of these rare seismic events.

2014-06-24 12:30:12

WARREN, N.J., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People living in areas prone to wildfires are likely aware that their homes are at risk when the temperatures rise and the humidity drops.

2014-06-02 22:47:20

Conservative fuel treatments designed to reduce fire severity while still providing forest cover and wildlife habitat worked equally as well as more intensive treatments in allowing for the protection of homes during the 2011 Wallow Fire.

2014-05-07 08:37:58

Visualize and Analyze Local to Global Risk with Powerful Web-Based Application DENVER, CO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Intermap Technologies (TSX:IMP), (ITMSF:BB), a

2014-04-29 08:27:45

National Wildfire Community Preparation Day is May 3, 2014 BLOOMINGTON, Ill., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildfires are a serious threat to lives and property.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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