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Nature Unleashes Terror Across America
...ther have put citizens to the extreme test. While wildfires
have been raging across southern Georgia for three whole weeks now, in its wake scorching 167 square miles of forest and swamp, wet storms across the Southeast are currently churning the sea and have flooded Missouri, forcing many to abandon their ho...
Transcontinental Wildfire Emissions Monitored from Space
...fire season largely originated from South American wildfires
some 13 000 kilometres away. Using SCIAMACHY, A...to forest fires. "Initially we assumed that the wildfires
in North Australia were responsible for this. Yet when we took a closer look at the transport of car...
Massive Wildfire Forces Evacuation of Hundreds of Home in Florida
...orida Division of Forestry. "Conditions and the wildfires
are much more dangerous each year," says Mr. Harrell, who confirms that some controlled burns are being prevented by housing developments going farther into wooded areas. "You don't have low fires. You have tremendous wildfires." Such fires are al...
New Study Links Western Wildfires to Atlantic Ocean Surface Temperatures
Western U.S. wildfires
are likely to increase in the coming decades, acco...nd South Dakota all had an increased prevalence of wildfires
in recent centuries when a phenomenon known as the Atlantic Multi-Decadal Oscillation -- similar but...
Southern California Wildfires Pose Health Risks to Children
...ngeles, Dec. 1, 2006– In October of 2003, multiple wildfires
raged throughout Southern California. Now, researc...an opportunity to better assess the effects of the wildfires
in an exceptionally large study. While some of what they found was to be expected– increased nose,...