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Brong-Ahafo: Illegal logging and wildfires destroying forest reserves

Wildfires and illegal logging and lumbering have caused extensive destruction to major forest reserves in the Brong-Ahafo Region. The vegetative covers of the Aparapi and...
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Wildfires almost extinguished in Russia’s Far East

The wildfires that have been raging across 7,000 hectares in Russia's Far East have been mostly extinguished, the local forestry department said Friday. ...

State of disaster declared in U.S. state of Texas amid wildfires

Governor Greg Abbott of the northern U.S. state of Texas declared on Saturday a state of disaster in six of its northern counties...
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Washington state wildfires has destroyed 16 homes

Known as the Spokane Complex Fire, the Hart Road Fire and the Deep North Fire, the blazes have collectively burned 12,000 acres or about...
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Russia’s Far East Still under Siege from Wildfires

Wildfires have destroyed about 9,000 hectares of taiga in Russia's Far East over the past 24 hours, the local forestry department reported Thursday. ...
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Close To 100, 000 People Evacuated Amid Canada Wildfire

The Fort McMurray fire has destroyed hundreds of structures and has grown at an alarming pace -- up from about 8,000 acres Tuesday night...
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Bulgaria issues red warning code for wildfires

A Red warning code was issued in Bulgaria over wildfire danger on Sunday, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology of the country with...
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Battling Wildfires from Space: NASA Adds to Firefighters? Toolkit

U.S. firefighters battling wildfires this year will get a clearer view of these threats with new NASA-funded satellite-based tools to better detect fires nationwide...
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Sizable greenhouse emissions are responsible for wildfires

Wildfires had emitted up to 7 percent of the total greenhouse gases in the U.S. state of California in the first decade of this...
?Climate change is increasing the vulnerability of forests to wildfires ?

South Africa’s tourism hub still under wild fire attack

Wildfires have been raging for a forth day on Wednesday through South Africa's famous tourism city Cape Town, forcing evacuation of thousands of residents. The...
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Wildfires forces evacuation in South Africa’s tourism city

A series of wildfires were raging in South Africa's famous tourism city Cape Town on Monday, forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents. The fires,...

Degradation of forest cover is a threat -Forestry Commission

Mr Yaw Kwakye, Manager of Climate Change Unit of the Forestry Department, has expressed concern about the loss of forest cover and forest degradation...
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As 10 wildfires rage across California

As 10 wildfires raged across California, authorities accused one man Thursday of having deliberately set one of the larger fires that was burning nearly...