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2010-03-11 12:55:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With warming temperatures and spring winds increasing fire dangers across Pennsylvania, Governor Edward G.

2010-03-09 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As spring nears and woodlands begin to dry out, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today announced that nearly $667,000 in grants is available to help Pennsylvania's rural communities better guard against the threat of fires in forested, undeveloped and unprotected areas. "Although some areas may still have some snow on the ground, changing weather conditions can quickly usher in wildfire dangers that emphasize the value of...

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2010-02-24 14:49:54

With a changing climate there’s a good chance that forest fires in the Pacific Northwest will become larger and more frequent – and according to one expert speaking today at a professional conference, that’s just fine.

2010-02-18 09:06:00

Project will address safety for nearby communities; preserve Barrens unique habitat STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Feb.

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2010-01-27 11:09:09

The innermost secrets of fire's role in the rebirth and renewal of forests and grasslands are being revealed in research that has identified plant growth promoters and inhibitors in smoke.

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2009-12-17 12:45:00

A federal judge has been asked to block a controversial plan to round up about 2,500 wild horses and remove them from a Nevada range.

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2009-12-07 08:18:14

Graham Kent, Nevada Seismological Laboratory director at the University of Nevada, Reno is leading the installation, testing and maintenance of a novel way to monitor forests fires and other environmental data with the prototype of a new camera system developed by Sony-Europe.

2009-11-25 17:01:00

LONDON, November 25 /PRNewswire/ -- - Potentially Life-Saving Invention Inspired by Children's Real Life Experience of Devastating Forest Fires Sony Europe today announces that its partnership with a young team called Forest Guard has reached a vital stage as the youngsters have the enormous satisfaction of seeing their forest wildfire detection system idea deployed in their local forest for testing. The team of six, whose idea won the Climate Actions part of the global...

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2009-11-22 07:52:19

Authorities are asking residents in some parts of south Australia to evacuate their homes as an impending heat wave prompted the nation to issue its first "catastrophic" brush fire warning.

2009-11-05 12:44:00

Pew ad calls on Congress to support bill to make ban on mining near park permanent WASHINGTON, Nov.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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