Amid a series of arson incidents across Northern California this year, a criminology professor was charged with setting a patch of the Sierra Nevada forest…View More An Expert on the Criminal Mind, Now He’s Suspected in an Arson Spree
By Derrick Bryson Taylor Exceptionally dry conditions in Sacramento and other parts of Northern California were expected to complicate firefighters’ efforts on Friday as they…View More Dry weather and high winds raise the risk of new fires in Northern California today.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andy Farquhar’s plans for an outdoor adventure have gone up in smoke twice this summer. The retired attorney and teacher from…View More Wildfires, smoke snuff out outdoor adventures across US
Experts believe that the challenge is a cautionary tale for future megafires in the West and lays bare a certain futility in trying to fully…View More To Save Lake Tahoe, They Spared No Expense. The Fire Came Over the Ridge Anyway.
By Derrick Bryson Taylor President Biden on Tuesday approved California’s request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration, a move that provides federal aid to four…View More President Biden approves a disaster declaration for California.
The wildfires in the American West are burning vast expanses of specially protected forests — those that are part of carbon-offset projects meant to counterbalance…View More Wildfires are ravaging forests set aside to soak up greenhouse gases.
CAMERON PARK, Calif. — The Caldor fire was just a few miles from Kathy Elliot and John Niebuhr’s house in Pleasant Valley on Tuesday when…View More For thousands who have fled the fires in Northern California, an anxious wait at shelter sites.
For weeks the wildfires in Northern California — which have so far burned more than 1.3 million acres of land — have mostly skipped across…View More California’s wildfires prompt a surge in evacuations.
SACRAMENTO (BLOOMBERG) – Wildfires in drought-stricken California threatened towns, severely injured two people and forced the evacuation of 17,000 residents on Tuesday (Aug 17), with…View More California fires threaten towns as high winds loom to fan blazes
LA PAZ (REUTERS) – Fires have laid waste to around 150,000 hectares of forests and grasslands so far this year in the Bolivian lowlands, the…View More Forest fires ravage thousands of hectares of land in Bolivia
VOUTES, GREECE (REUTERS) – Standing in the blackened remains of a burnt-down forest, beekeeper Antonis Vakas laments the loss of his trade – collecting Greece’s…View More Greek pine honey threatened as wildfires destroy hives and forests
When I met Panagiotis Kratimenos, he was watching his village burn on the news. His eyes glued to the television, he was alone in the…View More Greece wildfires: Thousands living in evacuation centres as flames ravage homes
EVIA, Greece — Amid twisted cages and scorched trees, Harilaos Tertipis stepped out of his ruined stables dragging the charred corpses of his sheep —…View More Greek Island Is New Epicenter of Europe’s Summer of Calamity
TORONTO — Something strange was happening to the acacia trees in Lytton, British Columbia. The small town in Western Canada had seen three days of…View More Heat Wave Spread Fire That ‘Erased’ Canadian Town