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Heat Wave Intensifies Siberian Wildfires
2013-08-08 08:21:58

The summer of 2012 was the most severe wildfire season Russia had faced in a decade. 2013 might be headed in the same direction after an unusual heat wave brought a surge of fire activity in northern Siberia in July.

Climate Change May Be Fueling Devastating Wildfires
2013-08-02 04:55:42

The larger, more destructive wildfires devastating some regions of the western US could be fueled by climate change, according to new research appearing in the Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology.

2013-07-31 23:37:12

As the US Wildfire Season seems to grow more intense each year, All Hands Fire Equipment is releasing wild fire prevention and safety tips for those in affected areas. Neptune,

2013-07-29 23:28:56

In the aftermath of the tragic loss of 19 Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshots who died fighting the Yarnell Hill wildfire in Arizona, the Omidi brothers, co-founders of the non profit charity

Fires Turn Boreal Forests Into Deciduous Woodlands
2013-07-23 09:27:55

A new study adds to existing evidence that frequent and powerful fires are converting the conifer-rich boreal forests of Alaska into deciduous woodlands.

2013-07-19 23:01:02

As Californians brace for another triple digit heat wave, the ongoing fires and high temperatures are an important reminder to take simple steps to prepare your home and family against damage

Wildfires To Increase In Severity
2013-07-10 09:12:59

Wildfires are expected to become far more severe over the next several decades, say researchers from the University of Alberta Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences (ALES) in a new study.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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