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Arctic wildfires threatening North America’s black spruce trees

The black spruce is a common species in North American boreal forests and it needs wildfires to survive, but the…

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Evacuation orders, power shutoffs and wind advisories issued as Alisal Fire rages in California

Evacuation orders due to the Alisal Fire are still in effect as the 14,500-acre blaze continues to burn in Santa…

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California wildfires destroy homes and threaten giant trees in Sequoia National Forest

Three Rivers, Calif. — California firefighters battled fast-growing forest fires threatening giant sequoias and small communities in the Sierra Nevada on…

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Most CO2 from Australia’s megafires has been offset by algal blooms

By Alice Klein Wildfires in Australia as seen from space on 4 January 2020 Geopix / Alamy Most of the…

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Massive Caldor Fire nearly half contained

The huge wildfire near the Lake Tahoe resort region was 49% contained Tuesday, with the head of California’s firefighting agency…

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Wildfires and smoke upend outdoor vacation plans for pandemic-weary Americans

Andy Farquhar’s plans for an outdoor adventure have gone up in smoke twice this summer. The retired attorney and teacher…

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The Caldor Fire, now over 191,000 acres, threatens 33,000 homes and businesses near Lake Tahoe

Fire officials have issued evacuation orders and warnings around Lake Tahoe Basin as the massive Caldor Fire continues to rage…

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The Caldor Fire, now over 177,000 acres, triggers evacuation warnings near Lake Tahoe

Fire officials have issued evacuation orders and warnings around Lake Tahoe Basin as the massive Caldor Fire continues to rage…

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Caldor fire grows 7,000 acres overnight as firefighters battle active blazes across the country

The Caldor Fire has grown more than 7,000 acres since Thursday, and has now burned more than 143,951 acres, CalFire…

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Caldor Fire threatens Lake Tahoe area with hazardous air quality levels

The ten most polluted cities in the United States are currently all in California and Nevada as smoke from the…

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