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4,400 Species Across The Globe Are At Risk Due To Changes In Wildfire Intensity

Changes in wildfire intensity and frequency driven by human activities are putting at risk more than 4,400 species across the globe, says a study....

Fake News Spreads Like Wildfire On Social Media

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that people who repeatedly encounter a fake news item may feel less unethical about sharing it on...

California Wildfire of 2017 Caused By Homeowner Equipment: Agency

 In a long-awaited report, state investigators said Thursday that a 2017 wildfire that killed 22 people in Northern California wine country was caused by...

Insurance Claims From California’s Wildfire At $9 Billion

Insurance claims from last month's California wildfires already are at $9 billion and expected to increase, the state's insurance commissioner announced Wednesday. About $7 billion...

Children In California To Return To School, 3 Weeks After The Wildfire

Eight-year-old Bella Maloney woke up next to her little brother in a queen-size bed at a Best Western hotel and for breakfast ate a...

Australia Suffers From Heat And Fuel Wildfires

Heat and wind on Monday were fuelling over 110 forest fires that have been burning for two weeks in Australia, where the authorities have...

The Count Of Missing People In California Due To Wildfire Goes Down

Authorities have once again lowered the number of people thought to be missing in California's deadliest wildfire to 25. Butte County Sheriff's office said the...

Rain a Major Contributor Towards Putting Out California Fire

Steady rain in Northern California has helped to extinguish the state’s deadliest wildfire, but it is complicating efforts to search for remains of victims. A...

California Wildfire Almost Completely Controlled: Authorities

Authorities in Northern California say the “Camp Fire,” which has killed 84 people since it began two weeks ago, is almost completely contained. Another three...

Insurance Company’s Response To Wildfire Claims Better Due to Technology

As wildfires raged this month in California, insurance claims experts at Travelers sat in a command center 3,000 miles (4,828 kilometers) away in Connecticut,...

Wildfire in California Causes Severe Distress To Citizens

Some 30,000 people were evacuated after a wildfire broke out in California and engulfed houses and public buildings such as churches and schools in the town of Paradise. The blaze...

Huge Fire In California Probably Due To Climate Change: Experts

California has experienced record heat waves and catastrophic fires in recent years, and climate experts say it is likely to get worse. A report released Aug....

Smoke From Wildfire Makes Weather in West US Worse

Smoke from wildfires clogged the sky across the U.S. West, blotting out mountains and city skylines from Oregon to Colorado, delaying flights and forcing...

A rise in 2 degrees Celsius in global warming could cause droughts

New York, Jan 2, 2018: A rise of just 2 degrees Celsius in global warming could make over a quarter of the world's land to become drier...

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