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Impact of forest thinning on wildfires creates divisions
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Impact of forest thinning on wildfires creates divisions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters and numerous studies credit intensive forest thinning projects with helping save communities like those recently…
Egypt expresses its sincere condolences to Algeria over victims of forest fires
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Egypt expresses its sincere condolences to Algeria over victims of forest fires

Egypt expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the victims of forest fires across several Algerian states, resulting in…
As forests burn around the world, drinking water is at risk
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As forests burn around the world, drinking water is at risk

Fabric curtains stretch across the huge Warragamba Dam to trap ash and sediment expected to wash off wildfire-scorched slopes and…
‘Not on my list’: private California firms fight fires, raise concerns
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‘Not on my list’: private California firms fight fires, raise concerns

Kris Brandini and his crew had just returned from four intense, non-stop days battling fires in western Los Angeles. They…
Malaysia, Indonesia shut thousands of schools over forest fires haze
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Malaysia, Indonesia shut thousands of schools over forest fires haze

Thousands of schools were shuttered across Malaysia and Indonesia Thursday, affecting at least 1.7 million pupils, officials said, as toxic…
Frontline fight: Indonesia locked in epic battle against jungle blazes
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Frontline fight: Indonesia locked in epic battle against jungle blazes

Working around the clock, thousands of firefighters are struggling to contain smog-belching blazes raging across rainforests and farmland in Indonesia,…
Forest fires destroying vital buffer against climate change
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Forest fires destroying vital buffer against climate change

With fierce blazes raging in jungles from the Amazon to Indonesia, concerns are mounting about the impact as rainforests play…
Indonesia forest fires surge, stoking global warming fears
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Indonesia forest fires surge, stoking global warming fears

The number of blazes in Indonesia’s rainforests has jumped sharply, satellite data showed Thursday, spreading smog across Southeast Asia and…
EMA: Egypt’s climate will be impacted by the Amazon forest fires
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EMA: Egypt’s climate will be impacted by the Amazon forest fires

Head of the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) Ahmed Abdel-Aal said that the Amazon forest fires will impact the global climate…
Temperature record in France as deadly heatwave roasts Europe
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Temperature record in France as deadly heatwave roasts Europe

France on Friday recorded its hottest ever temperature of 44.3 degrees Celsius, as Europe sweltered in an early summer heatwave…
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