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Sep 23, 2019
Climate change has affected the amount of rainfall in Indonesian islands, study suggestsResearchers think an atmosphere phenomenon affects weather on a weekly-to-monthly time scale, bringing alternate cloudy and sunny periods.
Sep 19, 2019
Bolivian wildfires destroy 10 million acres of forest since August, govt declares red alertBeni is the second-worst affected area, with nearly 900,000 hectares destroyed so far by the fires so far.
Aug 27, 2019
After Amazon's fires, Africa's rainforests are burning too, but for different reasonsThe Congo Basin forest is commonly referred to as the "second green lung" of the planet after the Amazon.
Aug 27, 2019
Amazon fires: What are they, why are they so damaging, how can we stop them?In forest fires, flames advance just 200 to 300 metres a day and burns only leaf and fallen wood.
Aug 23, 2019
Bolivian wild fires are raging, country seeks help from Boeing SuperTanker planeFires take place regularly during the dry season, environmentalists blame farmers setting them to clear land for pasture.
Jul 24, 2019
Sweeping stretches of Arctic forests are burning, ‘unprecedented’ satellite images showThis, after the hottest June on global record, followed by a devastating heatwave in the US & forecast for the same in Europe.
Jun 19, 2019
Uttarakhand forest fires: SC agrees to hear petitions requesting prompt action to curb blazes, asks petitioners to 'pray for rain'The SC on Tuesday agreed to hear on 24 June, a plea seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand. SC also said, 'it is an serious issue and in the meantime, pray for rain'. Advocate Rituparn Uniyal moved the apex court last Friday to seek urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand.
Jun 14, 2019
PIL filed in Supreme Court requesting prompt assistance from Centre, state govt in curbing Uttarakhand wildfiresA public interest litigation was filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand. Every year forest fires in the state causes great loss to the forest ecosystem, the diversity of the flora and fauna and the economic wealth and is one of the major disasters there. The plea also demanded for legal rights of the animals residing in the forests.
Sep 24, 2018
What ignited many of California’s deadliest wildfires remains a mystery: ReportHuman activity — from campfires to vehicle sparks — caused over 80% of wildfires in US: estimates.
Sep 11, 2018
Citing Kerala floods, UN chief issues grave warning of inaction over climate change, calls for more leadership actionThe UN Secretary-General referred to the Kerala floods, among other natural disasters across the world, to highlight the urgency of the climate crisis and the need to step up efforts to reverse course on climate change.