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Climate Is Just One Factor in Wildfires
2012-07-04 15:05:02

It's shaping up to be a fiery summer across the United States.

2012-06-30 23:00:44

Smokey Bear and NASA Astronaut to highlight earth, forests & wildfire Juneau, AK (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 The U.S.

Waldo Canyon Fire, Colorado
2012-06-29 11:00:06

A conspiracy between Nature’s forces has sent walls of fire ripping through Colorado sending residents, officials, and first responders scrambling into action.

Wildfires Across Colorado Seen By NASA Satellites
2012-06-27 10:06:09

Nearly half of the United States' airborne fire suppression equipment was operating over Colorado on June 25, 2012, CNN reported, as tens of thousands of acres burned.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.